A little inspiration from our archives – some of our favourite interviews with female architects and designers over the years

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

Published in News
Thursday, 27 October 2016 13:37

RIBA International Prize shortlist unveiled

The first ever RIBA International Prize celebrates the best of global architecture

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:32

Zaha Hadid’s Maritime Station, Salerno

The first Zaha Hadid project to be completed since her death is, like much of her best work, both alien and part of the landscape, write Stefano Boeri and Mario Coppola

Published in News
Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:11

New issue – Icon 156: Pomophobia

In our latest issue – out now – John Jervis argues that postmodernism has left London with a pretty turgid legacy, while Hugh Pearman looks back at the greatest hits (and misses) of the inimitable Zaha Hadid

Published in Comment

Edwin Heathcote remembers the ‘eye-wateringly original’ work of the celebrated architect, who died on 31 March

Published in Comment
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Dialogues: Photographs by Hélène Binet

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Until 21 September 2015

Published in Diary
Monday, 13 April 2015 14:39

Design Shanghai

Mainland China's first international design fair wrapped up its second edition last month, with more than 300 brands showing their products

Published in News

Architects may not employ the migrant workers building their grand designs in the Gulf states, but their names lend credibility to those that do. With appalling conditions still rife in the region, human-rights groups are demanding that practices stand up to their paymasters

Published in Features
Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:00

Zaha Hadid in Hong Kong

The architect has made clever use of an awkward site at a university to create the Jockey Club Innovation Tower, an undulating glass structure full of fluid, interconnected spaces. John Jervis went to have a look

Published in News
Monday, 23 February 2015 12:01

Drawing Ambience

RISD Museum, Rhode Island
24 April – 2 August 2015

Published in Diary

Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as it reveals continuing exploitation on luxury Saadiyat Island development

Published in News
Friday, 30 January 2015 11:37

Icon 141: Camps

Our March issue, available from 1 February, asks what architects could do to alleviate the suffering of refugees in Syria and migrant workers in the Gulf states, as well as examining the role of design in the building of protest camps

Published in Comment
Monday, 26 January 2015 16:55

Designs of the Year

Design Museum, London
25 March – 23 August 2015

Published in Diary
Friday, 14 November 2014 16:17

Women Fashion Power at the Design Museum

Twenty-six women have contributed outfits to this Zaha Hadid-designed show about the empowering effects of fashion. But the clothes seem somewhat meaningless without their wearer or context, finds Riya Patel

Published in Review
Monday, 20 October 2014 13:17

Archiwindow by Federico Babina

Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster are among the architects featured as silhouettes in the graphic designer's latest illustrations

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 09:52

Tom Strala

The Swiss designer spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week about quality, compromise and the importance of failure

Published in News
Monday, 29 September 2014 14:45

Women Fashion Power

Design Museum, London
29 October 2014 – 26 April 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:04

Zaha Hadid launches homeware collection

A £10k platter inspired by the London 2012 aquatics centre and a chess set that resembles a miniature cityscape are among the products that the architect released at Harrods last week

Published in News
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:07

Crest by Zaha Hadid

Watch the Crest bridge being installed at the V&A

Published in Video
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