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DesignMarch Reykjavik

March 25-29

DesignMarch 2020

Join us and be inspired by Iceland's bustling design scene at DesignMarch!
DesignMarch is Iceland's annual design festival. It will take place for the twelfth time on 25–29 March 2020 - transforming the most northerly capital in the world into one big venue for design!

It’s a unique opportunity to get up-close with the locals and experience the creative and innovative side of Iceland. For five days in March, Reykjavík celebrates all things design, from fashion to architecture, jewelry to product design. The scene is small and intimate, which means you are likely to get the chance to meet the stars of the show, the designers.

The festival opens with DesignTalks, a signature event, and a day full of lectures by internationally acclaimed designers and leading local design thinkers.
DesignMarch is organized by the Iceland Design Centre, the promotion agency for Icelandic design and architecture.
See you at DesignMarch!

Reykjavik Marina is the official hotel of DesignMarch 2020 and has a special offer for design enthusiasts during the five days of the festival.  Enjoy the quirky design and great location of the hotel while mingling with speakers and participants of DesignMarch.
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Design Walks 

DesignWalks in an informative yet informal, walking tour of downtown Reykjavik focusing on design, architecture and the general history of the city and settlement. You will visit DesignMarch related spaces and people, depending on what is going on that day. The tour, which takes 2-3 hours to complete, is scheduled for 4pm on March 25th and 28th.

The tour departs from the Pink Iceland Office on Hverfisgata 39. It will end at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina, where we’ll grab a big table, have a drink, and then continue on to an optional dinner for those interested.
The tour is guided by Hannes Pálsson, one of the owners of the design-driven travel company Pink Iceland and a graduate of art and design from Central Saint Martins in London. Private tours outside the scheduled hours are available upon request.

Rate: 6.600 ISK pr. person.
Includes a drink during the tour.

More Events in March

March 1

National Beer Day

Citizens of Reykjavik indulge in a beer spree on this date each year. Beer celebrations are held in pubs, restaurants and clubs all around Reykjavik.