Popular between the 1970s and 90s, postmodern architecture featured houses with curving forms, bright colours and humorous ornamentation
The designer tells Icon how she used bold colours and biophilia to enliven a new public space at Broadgate
SelgasCano brings a riot of colour to the Serpentine’s summer commission, which closes this week, but flaws in the construction are equally glaring
We have selected our three favourite entries to Icon's latest photography competition – Pattern – and one lucky winner of a set of Present & Correct stationery
Fluorescent DayGlo paints were invented by two Californian brothers in the quest to perfect their magic show. Having left a mark on everything from psychedelia to health and safety, the colours are still made using the same processes, and in the same street, as they were 70 years ago
The design duo's installation of pixellated parquet in the Sculpture Gallery at Chatsworth House turns the whole interior into a piece of furniture
With her fantastical wardrobe and exuberant patterns, the east London designer was always going to get noticed. But behind the giant fruits and rainbow eyeliner is a thoughtful artist well able to control the noise, says Riya Patel
For over 60 years, this single company has systematised and shaped designers' notions of colour. So how did that happen?
Our art desk has selected its three favourite entries to Icon's photography competition – Workspace – and one lucky winner of a bag of HAY stationary
For the chance to win a bag of Hay stationery and a copy of our latest issue, Studios, use Instagram or Twitter to send us photos of your place of work
There is nothing superficial about SelgasCano’s use of colour – the Spanish duo’s pop-art playfulness has been integral to projects from east London to northern Kenya. Their plans for this year’s Serpentine pavilion, on the other hand, remain a grey area ...
The Spanish architecture practice, interviewed in the current issue of Icon, has unveiled images of the 15th annual pavilion for a "very strange space" in Hyde Park
Our art desk has selected its three favourite entries to Icon's photography competition – Colour. Here are the winners
Practice had to redesign structure "almost from scratch" less than six months before opening date due to demands of brief, architect José Selgas tells Icon
Using Twitter and Instagram, send us your photos that best capture "colour" – the theme of our latest issue – for the chance to feature on Icon's website and win a copy of the magazine
From SelgasCano to Bethan Laura Wood, our April issue, available from 5 March, celebrates colour – and the architects, designers and makers that aren't afraid to use it
Dutch duo Scholten and Baijings have made a name for themselves as masters of colour, but are using a series of high-profile collaborations to prove they have more to offer – even to brands traditionally resistant to radical change.