Sóley is a B.A. graduate from the Programme of Product Design at Iceland Academy of the Arts. She has practiced research based design and holistic mapping methods. She is interested in origin of products, industrial processes, crafts, sustainable methods and materials and raw and natural materiality.
She approaches systems thinking in design research with emphasis on the relationship between natural cycles and man-made systems with an interest in utilization of industrial waste materials and natural resources. In her work she likes to observe and explore local materials and resources with the enthusiasm to project her ideology to a global context.