Wednesday, 14 May 2014 15:27

Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

Haworth Tompkins' redevelopment of the Liverpool landmark is serious, thoughtful and already feels like an established part of the city

Published in News
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 15:05

Milan Furniture Fair: Bright Sparks

A round-up of some of the star turns to be shown at this year's Salone, including Fritz Hansen's relaunch of an Arne Jacobsen classic and Karimoku's fusion of food and furniture

Published in News

The British designer's furniture series for Dzek showcases his own engineered stone – a nougat-like composition of four types of Italian marble

Published in News

With the world's largest furniture design show returning on 8 April, Icon picks out some of its highlights, including Max Lamb's manmade stone and a minimalist ping pong table

Published in News
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 14:01

LSE Student Union by O'Donnell + Tuomey

O'Donnell + Tuomey reminds us that London is a "city of bricks" with an intricate facade that twists and folds out of an awkward city-centre site

Published in News
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:52

Hoover Building

A factory designed to produce vacuum cleaners challenged the nation's preconceptions about industrial architecture and, in 1980, was the inspiration behind an Elvis Costello song

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:38

Adrien Rovero

I decided to choose five objects that are always close at hand and that I regularly pick up and use in the studio. From everyday tools and utensils to a good cup of coffee, they all inspire me.

Published in Five Most Wanted
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:00

The construction hoarding

Days of thought may lie behind every word and image on construction hoardings, but this only serves to disguise the inaccessibility of so many of the buildings they are covering

Published in Crimes Against Design
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:00

LGBT visual language

Swedish studio Lundgren+Lindqvist's emblem is firmly rooted in the HBTQ community's history but can be used in virtually any situation – it even works as a punctuation mark

Published in Rethink
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 16:03

Design Shanghai

The inaugural event took a range of leading Western design brands to China for the first time.

Published in News
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