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Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

Imaginary buildings and structures are on the cover of ICON’s autumn issue. We caught up with multidisciplinary artist Marco Oggian ahead of Design London, for a glimpse into his imagination

Design
22.09.22

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

As London Design Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, and Design London returns for its second year, we bring you the highlights of this year’s new design innovations as the festival will once again shine a bright light on the city.

Digital Magazines
20.09.22

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

With just three days to go, Design London reveals new exhibitors and further details about what to expect from its international pavilions and special projects 

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18.09.22

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Swedish lift company Aritco has teamed up with artist and cross-disciplinary creative Evelina Kroon who is an up-and-comer we’re watching closely

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17.09.22

Design

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum




Architecture

Wairarapa DIY House is a sustainable residence in the Wellington region of New Zealand

Located in Carterton, just over an hour from Wellington, Wairarapa DIY House is the home of designer Gary Venter who used inexpensive and eco-friendly materials to complete the project

Architecture
31.08.22

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

The Swiss manufacturer has relocated one of Japanese architect Kazuo Shinohara's last remaining homes from Tokyo to its campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany

Architecture
10.08.22

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

The spectacular greenhouse is set within the Ästad Vingård and creates a stimulating interplay between architecture, food and art

Architecture
05.08.22

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

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

Imaginary buildings and structures are on the cover of ICON’s autumn issue. We caught up with multidisciplinary artist Marco Oggian ahead of Design London, for a glimpse into his imagination

Design
22.09.22

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

With just three days to go, Design London reveals new exhibitors and further details about what to expect from its international pavilions and special projects 

Advertisement Feature
18.09.22

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Swedish lift company Aritco has teamed up with artist and cross-disciplinary creative Evelina Kroon who is an up-and-comer we’re watching closely

Advertisement Feature
17.09.22

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

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Three UK architects discuss how to improve emergency shelters for homeless youth

Opinion
14.07.22

The dark arts of Big Oil advertising

Green fields, blue skies and nostalgic architecture: the fossil fuel advertising of 20th-century Britain inspired delusion. Now we are not such willing participants 

Opinion
13.07.22

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

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