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Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

From wild swims in the coastal village of Tongue to rugged mountain ranges and lovingly restored buildings bringing a cosy Scot-Scandi aesthetic to life, this purpose-led organisation is reconnecting us with our wild side

Architecture
20.06.24
Piero Lissoni: Environments book by Rizzoli

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

With offices in Milan and New York, Lissoni & Partners has a 30-year history in developing projects in the fields of architecture and design. Now, a new book edited by Stefano Casciani offers a complete view of the studio's decades of groundbreaking work

Architecture
04.06.24
Villa Tugendhat interior

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

Nearly a century after its construction – including a time when its owners were forced to flee for their lives and its spacious living room was used to stable horses – the minimalist splendour of Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat once again shines through

Architecture
30.05.24
Typology Paris interior orange carpet product display

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Exploring the intersection of material innovation and design, Snøhetta unites minimalism with tradition in their latest project for Typology at the iconic Printemps Haussmann 

Architecture
28.05.24

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

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

The curved roof of Kukkapuro House in Kauniainen, Finland, shelters the former studio and home of its creators, designer Yrjö Kukkapuro and his visual artist wife Irmeli. Their daughter, Isa Kukkapuro-Enbom tells ICON the story of this unique space dedicated to creativity

Architecture
04.04.24

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

A contemporary cabin for dog lovers, this tiny home marries functionality and minimalism within an ultra-compact building footprint

Architecture
14.03.24

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Best known for his collaborations with high-value brands, Copenhagen-based Ruben Hughes, whose work features on the cover of ICON 214, captures the street spirit of New York and the young people of his adopted home with his Leica M6

Architecture
12.03.24

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

Situated a two-hour drive west of Helsinki, the former tuberculosis sanatorium takes a humanistic approach to modern architecture

Architecture
04.03.24

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Located in Kongsberg, Norway, Snøhetta and Tor Helge Dokka have designed a mass-timber, single-family house with a low CO2 footprint

Architecture
27.02.24

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

With a completion date set for this year, Ukrainian architectural studio Makhno’s latest project fuses past and future eras through traditional building methods and materials and contemporary aesthetics.

Architecture
26.02.24

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Realised by Swedish architect Andreas Martin-Löf, and founded by Umberto Garabello, Landet Stay embraces local ties and natural surroundings

Architecture
23.02.24

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

A perfectly restored fibreglass pod represents a labour of love for dealer and curator Clément Cividino, who is bringing back to life the prefabricated architecture of the 1960s and 1970s Space Age

Architecture
15.02.24

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

The Noguchi Museum in Queens, New York, chartered as The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, was the first museum in the United States designed by a living artist to show their own work, and reflects the diversity of his sculptural approach

Architecture
30.01.24

Architecture Icon: Alvar and Aino Aalto’s house in Helsinki bears all the hallmarks of their approach to design

Tucked away on a quiet side street in a leafy area of Helsinki, Alvar and Aino Aalto’s discreet suburban home demonstrates a beauty and practicality familiar from their better-known designs

Architecture
23.01.24

A new exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center celebrates Albert Frey

The Swiss architect from the studio of Le Corbusier who went on to create his own brand of modernism in the Californian desert is being celebrated in Palm Springs, the town he made his own

Architecture
22.01.24

Hérault Arnod Architectures teams up with Dutch artist Krijn de Koning to design mobile museum for MUMO and Centre Pompidou

MUMO and Centre Pompidou have joined forces with Hérault Arnod Architectures and Dutch artist Krijn de Koning to launch a mobile museum, which will take art to communities across France

Architecture
18.01.24

Parts and Labor Design adds walnut wood panels and Italian red stone to subterranean bar in New York

Set in the corner of the landmark Townsend building, one of the Flatiron District’s architectural jewels since its construction between 1896 and 1897, Sotto is the neighbourhood's latest chic addition 

Architecture
15.01.24

Form Us With Love and EasyMining explore innovative circular uses for a materials by-product

A collaboration between circular materials company EasyMining and Swedish design studio Form Us With Love has been exploring design-friendly uses for sand that is generated as a by-product of waste recovery

Architecture
04.01.24

Editor's choice

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Fermob’s Garden Office collection : A revolution for well-being at work outside

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection




Architects

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

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

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

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians


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ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

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Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Fermob’s Garden Office collection : A revolution for well-being at work outside

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection