designer + mum + ceo + wife - in no particular order

NafliAlheimsins-1 0

The 150 year anniversary of Akureyri

At work we often get really interesting projects, or at least projects we like solving in an interesting way. After we had been operating for about a year we were asked to create the identity for our town’s 150 year anniversary. It was a 10 day celebration with various cultural events, from events made by kids at the kindergarten to art exhibitions and outdoor rock concerts....

skiing 0

Skiing from top to shore

I got actual goosebumps watching this video which was shot on my peninsula. Jökull Bergmann runs a Heli-Skiing service, that is takes you to the top of some mountain of your choice where you ski down as far as you can, all the way down to the shore, no tracks or trees in your way. This video was shot by Warren Millen featuring ski stars Julia...

sigurros 0

Sigur Rós concert in Hraundrangar

This has to be the most memorable concert I’ve been to.. ever! It was a Sigur Rós concert in July 2006, they were filming ‘Heima’ a documentary about their music and arranged gigs in various places mostly out in nature. This place, beneath the recognizable landmark ‘Hraundrangar’ mountains, is close to my parents house, only about 40 min drive. We heard about the gig the day...

At 18 weeks when I was 2

Little one on the way

After a few weeks of feeling rather miserable, with 24/7 morning sickness and an appetite according to that and the fatigue that was exaggerated with not eating all that much, I’m starting to feel so much better. Thank God. Everything is for a good cause and this baby is so welcome to our family, her brothers are thrilled with the addition and my younger one can’t...

visindabok-featured 1

The project of the year

One of the most exciting projects we did at work last year was to illustrate a children’s book by a popular TV star, rock star and a friend of ours “Villi Jóns”. He decided to write a book for kids about science, all kinds of science and “scientific experiments”. Villi’s Science Book would be the translation of the title; “Vísindabók Villa”. He contacted us, sent us...