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Museum of Design and Applied Art

The founding charter of the Museum of Design and Applied Art states that the Museum is to collect and preserve the part of Icelandic cultural history encompassing design, especially from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. Since its foundation in 1998 the Museum has received regular acquisitions. A large part of the collection comprises gifts, while the Museum also strives to purchase objects of importance in Icelandic design history.