Slick Blankets From a Team of Icelandic Designers

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May 5, 2014
Blankets from Børk Studio blend modern colors and materials with historical graphics. Read Full Article
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  Blankets by Børk 
The Reykjavik collective of graphic designers wanted to create objects, and bring something more physical and tangible into the world.
Photos courtesy of Børk
    Blankets by Børk

    The Reykjavik collective of graphic designers wanted to create objects, and bring something more physical and tangible into the world.

    Photos courtesy of Børk

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  Undir feld by Siggi Odds 
The vaguely human shapes on this quilt refer to the Icelandic saying “under the fur,” roughly equivalent to “sleep on it.” The idiom originated with a story about an Icelandic leader who was considering whether or not to ban paganism.Photos courtesy of Børk
    Undir feld by Siggi Odds

    The vaguely human shapes on this quilt refer to the Icelandic saying “under the fur,” roughly equivalent to “sleep on it.” The idiom originated with a story about an Icelandic leader who was considering whether or not to ban paganism.

    Photos courtesy of Børk

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  Vamacara by Geir Ólafsson
These geometric designs reference Icelandic magical staves.Photos courtesy of Børk
    Vamacara by Geir Ólafsson

    These geometric designs reference Icelandic magical staves.

    Photos courtesy of Børk

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  Eyvindur by Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason
The name of this design references an 18th-century Icelandic outlaw famous for hiding in the mountains.Photos courtesy of Børk
    Eyvindur by Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason

    The name of this design references an 18th-century Icelandic outlaw famous for hiding in the mountains.

    Photos courtesy of Børk

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  Fjaðrafellir by Hrefna Sigurðardóttir
The name is a reference to when bird’s lose their feather. Hopefully this quilt provides more insulation. Photos courtesy of Børk
    Fjaðrafellir by Hrefna Sigurðardóttir

    The name is a reference to when bird’s lose their feather. Hopefully this quilt provides more insulation.

    Photos courtesy of Børk

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