The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day's post-war textiles owes as much to her organic, abstract graphics, as to her belief in affordable design for all.
As the festive season gets into full swing, we pick out a selection of the best design-led installations around the capital
A new book explores how protest movements increasingly turn to branding techniques to get their message out – and, more importantly – get people to take to the streets
The humble hoodie may have begun as a functional garment, but it has come to reflect the socio-economic and racial divides in contemporary society.
Objects from sofa pillows to planters are now marketed as brutalist and sold across the nation's souvenir shops. But when an internationally renowned artist such as Carsten Höller feels the need to ride on brutalism's coattails, it's time to stop
Yuri Suzuki tells Icon about his work on sensory design, bringing the sense of hearing front-and-centre through innovative sound installations
The inaugural Sharjah Architecture Triennial, curated by the RCA's dean of architecture Adrian Lahoud, engages with the pertinent issue of 'rights of future generations'. But what about rights within the UAE? asks Priya Khanchandani
The army general leading on the post-fire reconstruction does not see eye to eye with the chief architect
As we teeter on the brink of climate catastrophe, we speak to the curator of a new exhibition exploring creative responses to the crisis
The Sheikh Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children by Stanton Williams tries to overcome medical clichés and bring researchers, doctors and patients closer together
Writing about food has never been so good, or serious, as now. Esther Choi's book of recipes inspired by famous artists and architects, combines fun with thoughtful commentary