The ION City Hotel lobby makes a high-contrast statement with the glacier-inspired desk and black cabinet which references cooled lava fields.
The custom Dropi chair is named for the Icelandic word meaning “drop.” It’s eye-catching form is a highlight in the lounge area.
Light show, space deck or hallway? Designers Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir give even the most straightforward of spaces a cool update.
The laid-back mood in the guest rooms doesn’t signal a pause in design. Minarc choose red upholstery to reference the city’s corrugated roofs.
An Ingo Maurer fixture looks like a mellow flame against textured obsidian and sand murals in the bathrooms.
The hotel’s suites merge warm woods and understated design that is classically Nordic.
A custom blanket for each room and views for days.
Furniture from iconic Icelandic designer Sveinn Kjarval keeps the design native.