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In the December issue of icon we published the Rewrite desk by Gamfratesi. Here are two new pieces by the Danish-Italian duo.
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Urban Age, Istanbul

27 November 2009
Earlier this month, Icon attended the Urban Age conference in Istanbul. What lessons could its roving band of city experts offer Europe’s fastest growing metropolis?
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A depressed Belgian city attempts to turn around its fortunes with a sprinkling of architectural stardust.
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December Diary

24 November 2009
It’s the last month of the decade, so make sure to plan something really spectacular this December. The Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale is our top tip, followed by Design Miami and Decode opening at the V&A.
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Martin Szekely’s new exhibition at Galerie Kreo, Paris, is a series of lightweight cork and aluminium furniture.
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Review: Yes is More

20 November 2009

Pow! Zap! Bjarke Ingels’ comic book manifesto reveals the Danish architect as an exciting, excitable, new action hero, says William Wiles.

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The full line-up of the icon minds talks, by the likes of Ronan Bouroullec, Farshid Moussavi, Bruce Sterling and Dunne & Raby, can now be viewed online. Don’t forget to register if you’re interested in attending the next event.
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Cord chair by Nendo

16 November 2009

Nendo has presented four new pieces at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Following a run of designs by the Japanese design studio that combine pure forms with a playful approach to process, this collection sets out to deceive the viewer a little.

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When we profiled Aitor Throup in the November issue of icon, we promised you a gallery of his illustrations. Here are a few that he selected from his sketchbooks, complete with his notes.

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2010 is almost here, and to mark the New Year and the new decade, icon is running a microfiction competition. Write a story in just 100 words, and you could see it published – and win a prize.
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