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Beirut’s new design festival shows the city’s creative spirit is thriving

The emergence this autumn of We Design Beirut, a new design festival in Lebanon’s embattled capital, is an indicator of the city’s continuing creative energy and vibrant cultural scene

Design
02.10.23

This urban family home in Los Angeles blurs the boundaries between indoor and out

Built by Stockholm-raised architect Fredrik Nilsson and his wife, writer Keshni Kashyap, the pair built a small-footprint urban treehouse inspired by Scandinavian modernism 

Architecture
28.09.23

Design Icon: &Tradition has released the Jørn Utzon’s classic 1947 lamp in a deep blue

Designed in 1947, the Danish architect's JU1 pendant lamp is part of a wider body of nature-influenced design work that deserves greater recognition

Design
27.09.23

ICON 213 : Autumn 2023

With London Design Festival in full swing and Clerkenwell Design Trail just around the corner, the culture and design worlds are brimming once again. Autumn feels like an exciting rebirth, and newness is a central theme of what we hope to communicate with this issue.

Digital Magazines
26.09.23

Design

Beirut’s new design festival shows the city’s creative spirit is thriving

Design Icon: &Tradition has released the Jørn Utzon’s classic 1947 lamp in a deep blue

Editor’s Picks: 5 highlights from Lake Como Design Festival

FLOOR_STORY launches bold new collections at the London Design Festival

7 things to see at London Design Festival 2023

Arina Shokouhi, the designer of the Ecovado, believes that experimenting should begin at home

Bryan O’Sullivan Studio launches first collection of furniture, lighting and objects

British designer Faye Toogood on creating contemporary classics

Design Icon: The Fiat Nuova Cinquecento brought driving to the Italian masses






Architecture

This urban family home in Los Angeles blurs the boundaries between indoor and out

Built by Stockholm-raised architect Fredrik Nilsson and his wife, writer Keshni Kashyap, the pair built a small-footprint urban treehouse inspired by Scandinavian modernism 

Architecture
28.09.23

Chun-Li Reid’s YouTube series, Cooking With An Architect, links space and taste

The designer and founder of architectural platform Bold, tells us more about her Cooking With An Architect show

Architecture
25.09.23

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 modern architecture

Architecture
21.09.23

Beirut’s new design festival shows the city’s creative spirit is thriving

This urban family home in Los Angeles blurs the boundaries between indoor and out

Design Icon: &Tradition has released the Jørn Utzon’s classic 1947 lamp in a deep blue

ICON 213 : Autumn 2023

Chun-Li Reid’s YouTube series, Cooking With An Architect, links space and taste

Editor’s Picks: 5 highlights from Lake Como Design Festival

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

FLOOR_STORY launches bold new collections at the London Design Festival

Archaeology of the Future


Design

Beirut’s new design festival shows the city’s creative spirit is thriving

The emergence this autumn of We Design Beirut, a new design festival in Lebanon’s embattled capital, is an indicator of the city’s continuing creative energy and vibrant cultural scene

Design
02.10.23

Design Icon: &Tradition has released the Jørn Utzon’s classic 1947 lamp in a deep blue

Designed in 1947, the Danish architect's JU1 pendant lamp is part of a wider body of nature-influenced design work that deserves greater recognition

Design
27.09.23

Editor’s Picks: 5 highlights from Lake Como Design Festival

Taking its cue from nature, the vibrant design festival in northern Italy is a celebration of the local 

Design
22.09.23

Beirut’s new design festival shows the city’s creative spirit is thriving

This urban family home in Los Angeles blurs the boundaries between indoor and out

Design Icon: &Tradition has released the Jørn Utzon’s classic 1947 lamp in a deep blue

ICON 213 : Autumn 2023

Chun-Li Reid’s YouTube series, Cooking With An Architect, links space and taste

Editor’s Picks: 5 highlights from Lake Como Design Festival

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

FLOOR_STORY launches bold new collections at the London Design Festival

Archaeology of the Future


Opinion

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
30.08.23

Why architects need to consider emotional inhabitance

The British poet LionHeart, who collaborates with architecture practices, explains why emotion-centred design is so important

Architecture
03.08.23
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Why coastal cities should adapt their industrial harbours to contemporary public needs

Adapting and opening up urban harbours to contemporary needs is vital to improving resilience and wellbeing, says Hanna Harris

Opinion
03.07.23

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