The world’s largest design award, The Torsten & Wanja Söderberg Prize, was given in 2018 to the Icelandic-born designer Brynjar Sigurðarson (born 1986), who works in conceptual arts and crafts and unique design. Sigurðarson especially draws upon influences from Icelandic nature and local traditions, such as storytelling and the culture of fishing.
European Cultural Life
Helsinki Fashion Week brings together Finnish and international designers with innovators, industry leaders, and consumers to share visions of the sustainable future and create partnerships.
Hailing from here in Tallaght, Dublin, The Eskies bring their unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty and swaggering stage spectacle to ballrooms and booze houses far and wide. The release of their second album “And Don’t Spare The Horses” on Absolute Record has cemented their position of one of the best emerging artists from Ireland.
Design Museum’s main exhibition of the spring and summer seasons will display work by the Company design studio from over the past ten years. Since 2007, designer duo Aamu Song (born 1974) and Johan Olin (born 1974) have travelled around the world, seeking in a folkloristic spirit traditional crafts techniques and manufacturing skills.
Culture Night at the Church Presents : “The Church Bar & Restaurant – The former St Mary’s – a brief summary of 300 years of folklore, art and history in The Heart of Dublin One”
Switch on Culture Night with venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland as they open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Now in its thirteenth year, Culture Night returns on Fri Sep 20th 2010.