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Burr, Madrid, Spain, Residential architecture, restoration, industrial, iconeye, ICON magazine

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

The Madrid-based architecture studio utilised raw and industrial materials to create an eclectic interior that blends various styles and motifs together

Architecture
13.05.22
Canada, First Nation art, architecture, Caroline Monnet, iconeye, ICON magazine

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

First Nations people in Canada have long suffered from unacceptable housing conditions – and that needs to change, writes Caroline Monnet

Design
06.05.22
Simon Skinner, Swedish design, Scandinavian design, iconeye, ICON magazine

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Stockholm’s rising designer, Simon Skinner, builds on his Afro-Caribbean heritage to tell a broader story of Swedishness

Design
05.05.22

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

The modern residential building by Atelier Rampazzi brings together old and new architecture in the Swiss town of Minusio 

Architecture
04.05.22

Design

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund

Design studio Flétta takes discarded materials and turns them into desirable new objects

Norman Foster curates new automobile exhibition at Guggenheim Bilbao

New platform Trampolín launches to nurture aspiring creatives

Plastic: Remaking Our World examines the history and future of a controversial material

Emma Scully Gallery celebrates 30th Anniversary of Jane Atfield’s RCP2 Chair

Poltrona Frau celebrates 110th Anniversary with mark-making artist Felipe Pantone




Architecture

Burr, Madrid, Spain, Residential architecture, restoration, industrial, iconeye, ICON magazine

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

The Madrid-based architecture studio utilised raw and industrial materials to create an eclectic interior that blends various styles and motifs together

Architecture
13.05.22

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

The modern residential building by Atelier Rampazzi brings together old and new architecture in the Swiss town of Minusio 

Architecture
04.05.22

Frida Escobedo leads new project for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

The Met has chosen Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the new Oscar L Tang and HM Agnes Hsu-Tang wing, taking over from David Chipperfield Architects

Architecture
26.04.22

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

Canada, First Nation art, architecture, Caroline Monnet, iconeye, ICON magazine

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

First Nations people in Canada have long suffered from unacceptable housing conditions – and that needs to change, writes Caroline Monnet

Design
06.05.22

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

When Axel Springer, the global media and technology company decided to move from print to digital media, its new building needed to act as a symbol and a tool of this transition.

Advertisement Feature
05.05.22
Simon Skinner, Swedish design, Scandinavian design, iconeye, ICON magazine

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Stockholm’s rising designer, Simon Skinner, builds on his Afro-Caribbean heritage to tell a broader story of Swedishness

Design
05.05.22

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

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

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems can have damaging effects, especially on marginalised communities, says Sasha Constanza-Chock

Opinion
08.12.21

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