Customs House Mosaic in Reykjavík, Iceland

Adorning the side of Tollhúsið, Reykjavík’s Custom House, is an enormous mosaic depicting scenes of the city’s harbor. This rising sun is a small section of the artwork. It was designed by Gerð Helgadóttir and manufactured by a German company called Oidtmann Brothers. When installation was finished in 1973, the 144 by 14.75 foot mosaic became Iceland’s largest.

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Tryggvagata 19, 101, Reykjavík, Iceland

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