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Temple of Diana

30 April 2012
José María Sánchez Garcia’s renovation of a square around Roman ruins in Spain weaves a modern layer into the fabric of an ancient city.
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Frédéric Flamand

27 April 2012

Dance has always been a multidisciplinary form but the Belgian choreographer Frédéric Flamand has specialised in striking collaborations, working with leading architects including Zaha Hadid, Thom Mayne, Diller + Scofidio and Dominique Perrault to explore the limits of bodies and cities

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This collection by a Korean designer challenges our restricted thinking about an everyday object – the chair – and gives it multiple uses.

Review: Skycig

23 April 2012

Equipped with nicotine cartridges in various flavours and a screw-in battery pack, Skycig smokeless cigarettes promise a “perfect alternative to traditional cigs”. But can an electronic stick really replace the rituals and sensations associated with smoking? Here’s our review.

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Sissel Tolaas

18 April 2012

The Norwegian chemist specialises in capturing the smell of places and is passionate about the social implications of her unusual line of work.

United Nations

17 April 2012
A Dutch team led by Hella Jongerius is redesigning the room where the world’s biggest decisions are made.

Milan 2012 Preview

13 April 2012
Here is Icon’s preview to the biggest design event of the year, Milan Design Week 2012. We take a look at Tom Dixon's ambitious venue MOST, the launch of a new brand by Renato Preti, and the rest of the city’s must-see events.
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A bad DIY experience prompted the designers at Founded to redesign the humble paint can as a container that saves space, time and effort, as well as being easy on the eye.

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Icon 107: Theatre

04 April 2012
Icon 107 is devoted to Theatre. Our cover stars are Rodarte, the fashion duo, who are designing costumes for a production of Don Giovanni in LA, with sets by Frank Gehry, in Gehry’s own Walt Disney Concert Hall. We also talk to a choreographer who has commissioned sets from a roll call of architectural superstars, and we visit three very different theatres – in Cartagena, Spain, Kilden Norway, and the art deco Smith Center in Las Vegas.
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A new show at MoMA takes the foreclosure crisis as the starting point for imagining an alternative, but not necessarily better, future for America's suburbs. Here's our review.
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