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Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

London-based architecture studio Artefact has collaborated with UK stone suppliers Albion Stone and Hutton Stone to catalyse the renaissance of a once favoured and beautifully imperfect construction material

Architecture
23.05.24
Marimekko unikko print pink

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

This year sees the 60th birthday of Marimekko’s most famous image – the oversized floral print Unikko, designed by Maija Isola. And in this year’s spring/ summer collection, the Finnish textile pioneer pays tribute to its 1960s roots

Design
22.05.24
Giles Tettey Nartey

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Alongside an academic teaching career at the Bartlett and AA, the British-Ghanaian designer draws on his heritage for installation work that is rooted in West African craft and ritual, exploring inanimate objects and the human processes that interact with them

Architecture
21.05.24
pink dress

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Bright pink hues make up Faye Toogood's Collection 02. Finding its design cues in the colourful works of Canadian American painter Philip Guston, the collection celebrates electric-bright, life-giving pinks

Design
20.05.24

Design

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept

Five Highlights from Milan Design Week 2024

James Bantone teams up with UGG at this year’s Milan Design Week

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection






Architecture

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

London-based architecture studio Artefact has collaborated with UK stone suppliers Albion Stone and Hutton Stone to catalyse the renaissance of a once favoured and beautifully imperfect construction material

Architecture
23.05.24
Giles Tettey Nartey

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Alongside an academic teaching career at the Bartlett and AA, the British-Ghanaian designer draws on his heritage for installation work that is rooted in West African craft and ritual, exploring inanimate objects and the human processes that interact with them

Architecture
21.05.24

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Natural materials and a carefully calibrated colour scheme have brought a new brightness to a once overlooked family home, under the expert eye of Familien Kvistad

Architecture
17.05.24

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month


Design

Marimekko unikko print pink

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

This year sees the 60th birthday of Marimekko’s most famous image – the oversized floral print Unikko, designed by Maija Isola. And in this year’s spring/ summer collection, the Finnish textile pioneer pays tribute to its 1960s roots

Design
22.05.24
pink dress

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Bright pink hues make up Faye Toogood's Collection 02. Finding its design cues in the colourful works of Canadian American painter Philip Guston, the collection celebrates electric-bright, life-giving pinks

Design
20.05.24

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

This summer, Sabine Marcelis is bringing a fresh perspective to residential interiors through a bold transformation of the VitraHaus Loft. Focusing on colour, Vitra will also launch a limited-edition collection to coincide with the collaboration

Design
16.05.24

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month


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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