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DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

Today, the British Council, Do the Green Thing and Pentagram launch DesignKind, a collaborative project that explores climate justice through a racial lens

Design
04.07.22

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

The pavilion will host a wide array or cultural activities and events to engage the local community in Guangzhou's Tianhe district

Architecture
01.07.22

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

When menswear designer Patrick Grant found his suppliers were going out of business, he took a radical decision. Now, Community Clothing is helping to put British manufacture back on the map

Design
29.06.22

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
28.06.22

Design

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Editor’s picks: 11 highlights from Milan Design Week

The Swedish creatives at the forefront of sustainable thinking

Philippe Starck reinvents iconic Medallion chair for Milan Design Week

Achromia by India Mahdavi is an exploration of form in the absence of colour

Matter by Norwegian Presence to showcase emerging talent at Milan Design Week 2022




Architecture

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

The pavilion will host a wide array or cultural activities and events to engage the local community in Guangzhou's Tianhe district

Architecture
01.07.22

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

From Iceland to Norway, building in remote rural spots requires an entirely different way of thinking – and a host of unusual challenges

Architecture
23.06.22

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

A newly built housing complex in Barcelona offers residents a sensitively designed gradient from public to private space

Architecture
21.06.22

Cities

Mecanoo-designed Manchester district completes

In Nice, a new neighbourhood covered in plants emerges

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

South Kensington installations propose greener London

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City


Design

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

Today, the British Council, Do the Green Thing and Pentagram launch DesignKind, a collaborative project that explores climate justice through a racial lens

Design
04.07.22

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

When menswear designer Patrick Grant found his suppliers were going out of business, he took a radical decision. Now, Community Clothing is helping to put British manufacture back on the map

Design
29.06.22

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Interview: RAK Ceramics

Advertisement Feature
28.06.22

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

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
28.06.22
Architecture, Cities, Helsinki, Scandinavian Design, wellbeing, urban, public spaces, ICON magazine

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
11.03.22

Designers can – and should – have local impact

The pandemic has activated designers to expand their traditional roles – and we’re not going back, write Andrew Brown and Katherine Sacco

Opinion
20.01.22

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