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Review: Future Beauty

31 January 2011

There's only a week left to see the Barbican's 30-year survey of Japanese fashion innovation, featuring design greats Issey Miyake, Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto. Here's our review.

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Manuel Herz’s ceramic-clad Jewish community centre sits on the site of a synagogue destroyed by the Nazis and provides a new heart for an ancient community.

Michael Maltzan Architecture has designed a neighbour to Richard Neutra’s Serulnic house north of Los Angeles.
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Review: Architect

21 January 2011

A collection of interview snippets from 35 Pritzker prize-winning architects only serves to highlight the “vacuity, cliché and relentless neophilism” of starchitecture and the cut-and-paste influence of the internet.

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The Crate Series

19 January 2011

Dutch designers Studio Makkink and Bey put the humble factory crate to imaginative new uses in an effort to solve our live-work dilemmas and evoke some playful storytelling.

Bunker 599

17 January 2011
A disused pillbox in the Netherlands is cut in half and turned into a new public space by landscape architect Rietveld Landscape and artist Erick de Lyon.
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Review: Nonobject

14 January 2011

Branko Lukic’s chimeric designs range from rectangle motorcycles to triple-decker spoons. But this fantasy fun is a serious business.

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January Diary

10 January 2011
Kick off the New Year with the playful art of Gabriel Orozco or a dose of colour and light from LA - plus there's Maison&Objet and IMM Cologne.
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Issue 092 out now

07 January 2011
Icon 092 is out now – join us for a trip into “digital worlds”, our theme for February. Leading the adventure is Zaha Hadid Architects:
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You’ve only got until Sunday to see the Hayward Gallery’s energetic survey of physical art over the past 50 years. Here’s our review.

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