Furniture retailer Design Within Reach has announced the 50 finalists in its fifth annual DWR Uncorked competition.
The design collectors’ favourite was no icy modernist – his work kept craft and bricolage alive in the machine age.
Sixty-eight tons of copper wrap around the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) station in the coastal town of Skive, Denmark, designed by architects CF Møller.
We were invited to a preview of British Airways’ much anticipated Terminal 5 at Heathrow. While we were there we saw this lovely installation by London designers Troika.
Icon interviewed Will Wright, veteran computer games designer and the creator of SimCity and The Sims, for our February issue. Here is the full transcript of that interview, which appeared in the magazine in condensed form.
A warehouse in Mumbai is sheathed in a matt grey cloak pleated into pyramids. Five-metre high windows are pulled out of the facade to provide natural light for a vast storage depot within.
The dark and minimalist language of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes often enters into dialogue with the past. The Montreal-based firm has completed several commissions involving historic buildings, most recently the boutique of Quebec fashion designer Michel Brisson.
“Five years ago people were looking at what we were doing and asking about doors and how the rain didn’t get in,” says Jonathan Podborsek of experimental architecture practice Kokkugia.
“An ode to the original makers” is how Dutch designer Wieki Somers describes her latest project, in which she cast seats found while wandering the back streets of Beijing.
F-lab partners Ramiro Diaz-Granados and Heather Flood have designed the C-Hub (Central Hub) table for Los Angeles architecture school SCI-Arc, to be unveiled on 25 January.