The new Cove lounge chair, by Foster + Partners, is designed for public areas and features integrating USB charging points

Published in News
Friday, 16 March 2018 14:29

Swiss Design: more than just helvetica

Swiss design has long been overshadowed by the country’s engineering prowess. Can a national drive to bring the two cultures together spawn a new era of innovation?

Published in GALLERY

Designed by a youth group in Wealdstone, the Wealdstone Leg is a customisable modular furniture concept used to make public furniture for the local community.

Published in News

The Designer of the Year at Maison & Objet 2018, Cecilie Manz talks to Icon about the New Scandinavian movement 

Published in Features

The Design Museum’s influential Designers in Residence programme has much to celebrate in its 10th year. But with the discipline breaking out of its traditional role, the set-up is also facing new challenges

Published in Features

Starting out as graphic designers in Queensland, Truly Truly's fascination for industrial materials led them to three- dimensional space – and Rotterdam

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 14:26

Crimes Against Design: Watches

Einstein's belief that time is an illusion is constantly challenged by an industry that exalts in clunking excess

Published in Crimes Against Design

CitizenM Hotel marries convenience and creative design to deliver lush interiors on a budget

Published in Features
Friday, 02 March 2018 11:12

Light Levels by Lucie Koldová

Kvalitar Gallery, Prague

1 March - 1 May 2018

Published in Diary

Propaganda Posters were a vital way of instilling the values of the new order after the Civil War in China, but they quickly diverged from the socialist realist template

Published in Features

New instalation in Snarkitecture challenges the perception of visual art and architecture as distinctive forces.

Published in News

The Maison & Objet 2018 Paris show signalled a return to traditional techniques, but with a contemporary feel

Published in News
Thursday, 15 February 2018 17:00

Preview: Design Indaba

As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss

Published in News
The rapid rise of artificial intelligence has sparked fears of mass human obsolescence. But history tells us that automation actually creates better jobs - and more of them
Published in Features
Thursday, 16 November 2017 16:32

The KX100 phone box: A fond, foolish farewell

It may not have the sex appeal of its predecessors, but we should pause a while before the KX100 kiosk leaves our lives for good

Published in Icon of the Month

Cutesy food packaging, Pokemon Go, adult ball pits … why can’t we all just grow up, wonders Debika Ray

Published in Comment

Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working, says Debika Ray

Published in Features

Part investor, part industry-navigator, Map Project Office helps crowdfunded ideas to become a reality. Could this be a model for other studios to follow, asks Will Wiles?

Published in Features
Monday, 19 June 2017 11:38

Jerwood Makers Open

Jerwood Space, London
28 June — 27 August 2017

Published in Diary
Friday, 09 June 2017 16:44

Rethink: Cricket

London studio NB offers a helping hand as the summer game struggles out of its white trousers and tries to fit into something a little more urban

Published in Rethink
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