As a child, I would walk over beaches and through fields and forests to collect beautiful shells, shimmering stones, feathers and funnily shaped branches.Much later, after I had moved from Holland to South Africa, I found myself doing the same thing. ‘Plastic Ocean’ is an art project, which I started to create awareness around pollution to try and prevent ( or at least reduce) plastic pollution.

For me as a designer, it is the ultimate privilege to create swimwear that honors the strength of a confident woman, empowering her with stylish cuts and quality fabrics to truly make her comfortable” Paula Malm Berner. The newly invented Float design is an addition to the Icelandic bathing culture.

Paula is a Stockholm-based fashion designer and entrepreneur, educated at the Parsons School of Design in New York. Designer Unnur Valdís - an Icelandic mermaid and a wellbeing specialist, designed this product to add a new dimension to the water and bathing culture.

Only to discover, that I started filling my pockets with trash instead of treasure. In making artistic sculptures out of the objects I find, I try to evoke an emotional response from my audience by creating a contradiction.

A clash between initial aesthetic attraction and after a second look : repulsion and the realisation of the tragedy trash causes.

having the time for ”simple” things such as enjoying a long breakfast, have time to pick flowers while waking, Making my bed in a perfect way. I find my self being swept away by a new blue every week. when I see a new blue I become very happy in an uncomplicated way. Designed to create a total bliss moment and relaxation in water, whether in a manmade pool or in natural settings.

You are float around, comfortably wrapped in water.Muscles relax, blood pressure drops and the heart lower its pace. This creates a meditative state and the mind calms down.Like many Icelanders, a big part of Unnur´s life is in water as she goes to the swimming pool daily.Venice and the Venetian region are home to such craft techniques and secrets that few know how to play.Strong traditions characterize this city that has for a long time been the center of commerce and trade with the rest of the world.It is the perfect setting for the weightless body to experience a deep relaxation where you can relax every muscle.