The most comprehensive archives of architecture and design content - Icon Magazine
During the London Festival of Architecture, Donna Wilson held a monster making workshop as part of Grimshaw’s Embodied Energy exhibition. Download our pdf guide to make your own handcrafted toy.
Published in NEWS
Bucks Contemporary had another good year at New Designers – its furniture design graduates scooped up a couple of awards between them.
Published in NEWS
We teamed up with designer Sebastian Bergne to test out Ponoko, an online manufacturing site that gives users the ability to make their own products. After all, if a professional can't take advantage of home manufacturing, who can?
Published in NEWS

Urban Farm at PS1

28 July 2008
“We’ve got lots of beans... purple beans, green beans. All sorts of beans,” says Dan Wood, proudly listing the virulent produce of Work AC’s Urban Farm installation for New York arts venue PS1.
Published in NEWS
Sanford Kwinter’s meaty tome on modernity and technology leaves Daniel Miller ready for a good fight.
Published in NEWS
We’re presenting the best work from London’s graduate shows in the new issue of icon (063) – but over the next few days we’ll also post work from the best-performing colleges online.
Published in NEWS
A luminous white light is glowing from the roof of a 19th-century bandstand standing in the centre of a small pond in Vondel Park, central Amsterdam. Because of the sheer intensity of the colour, the details of the pavilion are rendered invisible and it is difficult to see any evidence of the light’s source.
Published in NEWS
An exposé of industrialised food puts Edwin Heathcote right off his twizzlers.
Published in NEWS

The Lift pavilion

17 July 2008
“Part performance space, part village hall, part speakers’ corner,” says Geoff Shearcroft of AOC of architects about the Lift pavilion. Now you can watch the video of its assembly for the London Festival of Architecture on iconeye.
Published in NEWS
Of all the events and exhibitions being held in Turin to mark its status as this year’s world design capital, the most interesting to date is Flexibility, a series of installations by the likes of Bertjan Pot, Patricia Urquiola and icon’s cover star this month, Fernando Brizio.
Published in NEWS
Page 1 of 2
Select a month below to read our 2013 stories
Select a month below to read our 2012 stories
Select a month below to read our 2011 stories
Select a month below to read our 2010 archive
Select a month below to read our 2009 archive
Select a month below to read our 2008 archive