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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Iceland 2017 - Icelandic Contemporary Design VIII - Textile Design




COUNTRY: ICELAND
ISSUE DATE: 16 February 2017
STAMP SIZE: 22.5 x 39 mm
 STAMP DESIGN: Örn Smári Gíslason




Textile design is the theme of the eighth stamp series dedicated to Icelandic contemporary design. Vik Prjónsdóttir designed the scarf “Shielding hand”. Vik Prjónsdóttir is a collaboration of designers whose objective is to promote the development of wool products and knitting. The designers are fascinated by nature narratives and behaviour. They are Brynhildur Pálsdóttir, Guðfinna Mjöll Magnúsdóttir and Þuríður Rós Sigurþórsdóttir. The company has received many awards, and their products have been exhibited abroad.

Vík Prjónsdóttir


Bryndís Bolladóttir

Ragna Fróðadóttir

Aníta Hirlekar 



Stamp images and description thanks to Iceland Post


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