Tuesday, 28 February 2012 17:05

BarberOsgerby: Design Olympians

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, are the UK’s best-known design duo. The self-described “masochists” explain how they design simple things that turn out to be fiendishly difficult to make.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:27

Ghost Milk

Iain Sinclair’s relentless pessimism about the London Olympics fails to depress Chris Hall.

Published in Review
Monday, 27 February 2012 10:58

Universiade Sports Centre by GMP Architekten

GMP Architekten has placed angular sporting venues amid the gentle Shenzhen landscape to evoke the spirit of a traditional Chinese garden.

Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2011 01:00

Olympic Park: Regeneration and Legacy

With less than a year to go before the 2012 Olympics in London, how is the park shaping up – and what difference will the multi-billion-pound project make after the athletes leave? Kieran Long looks at what it tells about how the British make cities.

Published in Features
Monday, 12 September 2011 09:00

Icon 100

We celebrate 100 issues of Icon with an exploding cake by Blanch & Shock and birthday cards from eight years of cover stars. Plus we go behind the scenes at OMA, who also designed our cover, explore the architecture of the London Olympics, pick the best of this year’s design graduates and interview legendary artist Christo.

Published in NEWS