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© Björk Haraldsdóttir
Tracing Venice

Björk Haraldsdóttir


Icelandic ceramicist Björk Haraldsdóttir has a professional background in architecture, which strongly influences her work. The artisan studied architecture at the Glasgow School of Art (where she received the Glasgow Silver Medal for Architecture) and worked in the industry for over 20 years for a number of renowned architects including Richard Rogers before exploring her passion for ceramic forms. At the core of Björk’s work is a conversation between three-dimensional form and two-dimensional pattern. The pattern is draped across the form and changes the perception of the shape. The artist started her "pattern journey" referencing old textile work and stitching patterns from Iceland and the Nordic culture. This has developed over time into patterns inspired by ideas and images that she comes across in nature and daily life.

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