Guðrún Stefánsdóttir architects

Villa in Súðavik Eyradalur 2. Architect Guðrún Stefánsdóttir

GUÐRÚN STEFÁNSDÓTTIR ARCHITECT

Leather Designer
Quality Icelandic design and leather handcraft is much sought after. “My first leather design was a handbag painted with colourful artwork and patterns,” says Guðrún Stefánsdóttir, a successful independent architect who found a second career in creative leather designs.

Guðrún designs leather handbags and now she’s added necklaces and earrings to her Ark Art accessory collection. “I wanted to use the leather cut-offs for something useful, when I came up with the idea to use them to make jewellery—earrings and necklaces.”

 Guðrún Stefánsdóttir

Guðrún Stefánsdóttir architect

Guðrún’s ArkArt leather jewellery is recognisable by her use of thin leather rings or squares and use of colours. It is a sophisticated yet simple design, skilfully using geometric shapes and colours.
Guðrún graduated from the Royal School of Architecture in Denmark in 1986. After working at an architect’s office, she started her own business.

 

“I’ve worked on some amazing projects, ranging from large buildings to single family homes. My favourite projects are those where I design everything from A-Z for private homes. Those projects would typically involve the house and interior design, the landscaping around the house and the furniture inside.”

The ArkArt collection is available at the National Art Gallery, Snorrastofa in Reykholt and directly from Guðrún.
More information can be found on Facebook: Ark.art leather design. -NHH

[email protected]

Er á facebook

Villa in Selfoss Lóurima 18. Architect Guðrún Stefánsdóttir

See more in magazine hér í Land and saga

 

Related Articles

    FINNUR JÓNSSON (1892-1993)

    FINNUR JÓNSSON (1892-1993)

    FINNUR JÓNSSON (1892-1993) Icelandic painters Other Icelandic painters see more here...

    Karolina Larusdottir

    Karolina Larusdottir

    Karolina Larusdottir Karolina Larusdottir was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1944. Larusdottir lived and worked in the B...

    Guðjón Böðvarsson

    Guðjón Böðvarsson

    Guðjón recently released the song Everyday / Í Allan Dag. Following that, he will release an Icelandic Christmas song in...

    SNORRI ARINBJARNARSON 1901 – 1958

    SNORRI ARINBJARNARSON 1901 – 1958

    SNORRI ARINBJARNARSON 1901 – 1958 Icelandic painters Other Icelandic painters see more here...


NEARBY SERVICES