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In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

The 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner was one of India's most influential architects, celebrated for his humanist philosophy and sustainable approach to architecture

Architecture
26.01.23

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

A new residential development in Southwark embraces a European model of collective housing with the aim to enrich the community

Architecture
25.01.23

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

Don’t let fear of getting it wrong stop you from trying to do the right thing, says Design Can, a community and active resource platform calling for an inclusive and representative creative industry

Opinion
24.01.23

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

Situated a two-hour drive west of Helsinki, the former tuberculosis sanatorium takes a humanistic approach to architecture

Architecture
23.01.23

Design

A short history of the Bubble Chair

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

From the Archive: A short history of Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair

From the Archive: A short history of the Bauhaus

Power Station of Art and CHANEL Culture Fund highlight the art of craft in China

Carl Hansen & Søn launches apprenticeship programme to train future makers

Iittala celebrates Alvar Aalto and Oiva Toikka with new collections launching in 2023

Year in Review: ICON’s top 5 design stories of 2022

The essential steps to designing with empathy




Architecture

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

The 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner was one of India's most influential architects, celebrated for his humanist philosophy and sustainable approach to architecture

Architecture
26.01.23

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

A new residential development in Southwark embraces a European model of collective housing with the aim to enrich the community

Architecture
25.01.23

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

Situated a two-hour drive west of Helsinki, the former tuberculosis sanatorium takes a humanistic approach to architecture

Architecture
23.01.23

Design London makes LDF debut this September

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

AD Architecture reimagines an art and exhibition venue in Shiyihe

A short history of the Bubble Chair

Why brand space needs pace: what we can learn from the art of filmmaking

Mobile Architectural Office unveils low-carbon building in Paris

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


Design

A short history of the Bubble Chair

Eero Aarnio’s iconic Bubble Chair, first designed in 1963, is a clear, ball-shaped seat that hangs from the ceiling

Design
19.01.23

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Working in rainbow-bright colours and bold patterns, Yinka Ilori puts a welcome face on public spaces, giving the city back its sense of fun

Design
16.01.23

Ametis Ring Experience by GRAFF

GRAFF’s iconic Ametis Collection leads the way in luxury spa showering

Advertisement Feature
13.01.23

Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality


Opinion

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

Don’t let fear of getting it wrong stop you from trying to do the right thing, says Design Can, a community and active resource platform calling for an inclusive and representative creative industry

Opinion
24.01.23

Why brand space needs pace: what we can learn from the art of filmmaking

Creative Director of LOVE, Russell Ashdown, shares how filmmakers use pace for dramatic effect and how designers can apply this to creating more impactful brand experiences

Opinion
18.01.23

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

Its design proved so universal – and disposable – that it’s now facing bans. But, asks Tara Okeke, was this the future the bag’s Swedish inventor expected?

Opinion
28.11.22

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