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Kadre Architects

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

From a distance, the cinematic glamour of Los Angeles can eclipse the poverty and homelessness that is visible close up. In this context, LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change, with new transitional housing that ranges from tiny houses to converted motels

Architecture
24.06.24
Bolon Atelier September 3 Days of Design

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024

Copenhagen's popular design festival 3 Days of Design returned from 12-14 June. We round up the latest design news and inspiration from the Danish capital

Design
21.06.24
Kyle House

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

From wild swims in the coastal village of Tongue to rugged mountain ranges and lovingly restored buildings bringing a cosy Scot-Scandi aesthetic to life, this purpose-led organisation is reconnecting us with our wild side

Architecture
20.06.24
Mudam

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean presents A Model – an exhibition in three parts extending across 2024 – reflecting on the role of the museum today

Design
19.06.24

Design

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry






Architecture

Kadre Architects

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

From a distance, the cinematic glamour of Los Angeles can eclipse the poverty and homelessness that is visible close up. In this context, LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change, with new transitional housing that ranges from tiny houses to converted motels

Architecture
24.06.24
Kyle House

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

From wild swims in the coastal village of Tongue to rugged mountain ranges and lovingly restored buildings bringing a cosy Scot-Scandi aesthetic to life, this purpose-led organisation is reconnecting us with our wild side

Architecture
20.06.24
Piero Lissoni: Environments book by Rizzoli

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

With offices in Milan and New York, Lissoni & Partners has a 30-year history in developing projects in the fields of architecture and design. Now, a new book edited by Stefano Casciani offers a complete view of the studio's decades of groundbreaking work

Architecture
04.06.24

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Fermob’s Garden Office collection : A revolution for well-being at work outside

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design


Design

Bolon Atelier September 3 Days of Design

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024

Copenhagen's popular design festival 3 Days of Design returned from 12-14 June. We round up the latest design news and inspiration from the Danish capital

Design
21.06.24
Mudam

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean presents A Model – an exhibition in three parts extending across 2024 – reflecting on the role of the museum today

Design
19.06.24
Man on white bench

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

&Tradition's hybrid art-design exhibition aims to highlight the Copenhagen-based brand's global perspective, inviting five designers and design studios from across the globe to explore the material and foundational possibilities of the common bench

Design
18.06.24

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Fermob’s Garden Office collection : A revolution for well-being at work outside

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design


Opinion

How Minus Furniture is exploring a net zero business model

Can furniture really be carbon negative? Minus Furniture is a research-driven design studio seeking to explore the reality of a net zero and below zero business model. Roddy Clarke investigates

Design
16.01.24

Milo Mcloughlin-Greening of Batch.Works on how we must change patterns of manufacturing

To truly bring about change we must foster entirely new ideas about how products are manufactured and consumed, writes Milo Mcloughlin-Greening of Batch.Works

Design
09.01.24

Speakers at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial took inspiration from the past in redefining strategies of renewal and sustainability for Africa

The Sharjah Architecture Triennial saw a new focus on redefining scarcity and abundance in Africa, writes our new columnist Rue Kothari

Architecture
20.12.23

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