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Designy Thing: Thorunn Arnadottir

Based in London, Thorunn Arnadottir is an Icelandic-born designer with a poetic eye, angelic face, and just a dash of the dark side. I met Thorunn last April during the Salone del Mobile in Milan, where she was displaying her clever work ranging from The Devil’s Pet, a sweet-looking cat candle that burns down to show a gothic skeleton, to the Sasa Clock that uses a simple wooden beaded necklace to tell time. Arnadottir graduated with an M.A. in Design Products at the Royal College of Arts in London in 2011; before that she finished a B.A. in Product Design at Listaháskóli Íslands (Iceland Academy of the Arts) in Reykjavik in 2007. Since graduating the young designer has been working on various commissions, freelance projects, and her own work. Her impressive client list includes Swarovski, Camron PR, The Architecture Foundation, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, which has also displayed her work. We recently asked Arnadottir a few questions about her inspirations and aspirations: Designy Things: Who is your favorite Icelandic designer? Thorunn Arnadottir: It’s …