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How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

A century after hosting its last Olympic Games, the French capital prepares to welcome the Olympic Flame of Paris 2024. From generating iconic landmarks to revitalising neglected areas, how might Paris 2024 reshape the urban profile of the city?

Architecture
11.07.24
HAY Barro Collection

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

A thoughtful selection of the latest lifestyle and design news, plus the creatives who are championing boundary-breaking fashion

Design
10.07.24
Rio Kobayashi

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

‘If I lost my sense of curiosity, I don’t know what I’d do...’ The UK-based furniture designer and maker speaks to ICON about how his heritage stimulates his cultural curiosity and his playful, worldly design sensibility

Design
09.07.24
Nature shot

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

‘I believe, we are more and more aware that if we don’t try to deal with inequalities, we will never seriously slow down global warming and climate change’ says Stefano Boeri, on Triennale Milano's 24th International Exhibition theme. As the Triennale gears up for the launch on 17 May 2025, ICON chats with Stefano Boeri, President of Triennale Milano, to find out more

Architecture
08.07.24

Design

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts

Meet Marina Cighir: The creative force behind Italian design studio Aina Kari

ASICS teams up with HAY for limited edition trainer collection

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024






Architecture

Le Grand Palais Paris cover

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

A century after hosting its last Olympic Games, the French capital prepares to welcome the Olympic Flame of Paris 2024. From generating iconic landmarks to revitalising neglected areas, how might Paris 2024 reshape the urban profile of the city?

Architecture
11.07.24
Nature shot

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

‘I believe, we are more and more aware that if we don’t try to deal with inequalities, we will never seriously slow down global warming and climate change’ says Stefano Boeri, on Triennale Milano's 24th International Exhibition theme. As the Triennale gears up for the launch on 17 May 2025, ICON chats with Stefano Boeri, President of Triennale Milano, to find out more

Architecture
08.07.24
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
05.07.24

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

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

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts


Design

HAY Barro Collection

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

A thoughtful selection of the latest lifestyle and design news, plus the creatives who are championing boundary-breaking fashion

Design
10.07.24
Rio Kobayashi

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

‘If I lost my sense of curiosity, I don’t know what I’d do...’ The UK-based furniture designer and maker speaks to ICON about how his heritage stimulates his cultural curiosity and his playful, worldly design sensibility

Design
09.07.24

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

In an exclusive collaboration with renowned artist Hugo Guinness, Daylesford Organic has launched its largest homewares collection to date.

Design
04.07.24

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

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

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts


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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