Katrín Ólína Petursdottir
Katrín Ólína Pétursdóttir
The intricacies of our universe and nature are subjects of the work of Icelandic designer Katrín Ólína Pétursdóttir. Her work has materialised in the fields of product design, fashion, interiors, furniture, jewellery, print and animation. She has created large immersive graphic installations at the National Gallery in Oslo
and Reykjavik Art Museum and her graphic art has been commissioned for numerous hospitality and private spaces around the world. Tree, coat stand for Swedese remains one of her best known creations. One of her most recent projects, Primitiva, presents a unique collection of 40 bronze talismans created by fusion of technology, digital manufacturing, tradition and philosophy. Katrín Ólína is the author of Primitiva – Book of Talismans, a corresponding guide to the world of Primitiva.
The first collaboration with Kateha, the rug Minerals, was presented at Stockholm Design Fair 2017. In her new series, titled Minerals, Katrín Ólína brings the focus under Earth’s surface to celebrate the beauty of microscopic patterns in the mineral kingdom. Minerals for Kateha was presented in warm grey tufted monochrome along with a more daring sprinkle of rasterised colour.