Valdís Steinarsdóttir works in Iceland as an independent designer, mainly focusing on material experiments by recycling organic matter.

With her projects, she hopes to bring societal change and open up a platform for discussion and debate.

mail: valdis.steinars@gmail.com
Awards / Nomitations

2020  Formex Nova award – Nordic Designer of the Year 2020

2020  Dezeen Awards - Shortlisted - Emerging designer of the year

2020 International Design Awards - Gold

2020  MaDe - Material Designers Best Industry Application Finalist

2019  CAMPUS - Forum Design Paris - Winning project

2018  Nominated for the Icelandic Presidential Innovation Award
Selected Press
2021 Dezeen /Valdís Steinarsdóttir makes jelly clothing that can be melted and remade 
2021 Dezeen / Valdís Steinarsdóttir turns animal skin and bones into food packaging

2020  Frame / Can ASMR change the way exhibition spaces are designed?
2020  Frame / Seven must-see sustainability-focused projects on show at Iceland’s upcoming DesignMarch
2020  Dezeen Valdís Steinarsdóttir / Dezeen Awards
2020  Stockholm Design Week and VDF present this year's Formex Nova nominees
2020  Formex Nova winner Valdís Steinarsdóttir: "I want to take advantage of the fact that we designers have such a great influence in society"
2020  Valdís Steinarsdóttir Nordic designer of the year at Formex Nova 2020

2019   Frame / Here are our favourite projects from Iceland’s DesignMarch 2019
2019   Dezeen's top 10 innovative materials of 2019
2019   Icelandic design studio makes bioplastic meat packaging from animal byproducts
mail: valdis.steinars@gmail.com