Icelandic Art and Design
Raw and Rugged Iceland
One of the first things that come to mind when you think of Iceland is the unique, rough and rugged landscape. It is a destination that offers breathtaking nature and a pristine landscape. Whether it is the Northern Lights, active volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, natural pools or the geothermal Blue Lagoon, the power of Icelandic nature is undoubtedly extraordinary.
Icelandic art and design is without a doubt influenced by these factors and have been noted to play a major role in the vibrant culture of this small island located in the middle of the north Atlantic ocean.
Pure and Powerful Iceland
Icelandic design is most often inspired by the Icelandic nature, where it reflects and captures the nature’s intrinsic and extrinsic forces in both its individuality and authenticity. It mixes new and traditional elements with innovative design styles in creative ways.
Materials such as the Icelandic wool, lava rocks, volcanic glass, ash from volcanic eruptions, fish skin, moss and harvested stones from the black sand beaches to name few are used to create beautiful fashion jewelry such as bracelets, earrings, necklaces as well as fashionable scarves, shawls and other accessories.
Inspired by Iceland and the Icelandic nature
The Álafoss Wool Store offers a wide selection of artwork and Icelandic design from different Icelandic artists and designers. Many young designers have taken the materials mentioned above to create a whole new selection of high-end products ranging from clothing and apparel to fine jewelry, inspired by the majestic power of Icelandic nature and landscape.
Please enjoy browsing through the Icelandic Art and Design category above. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate in contacting us and we’ll do our absolute best to try to find it.