Now in its eight edition, Le Voyage à Nantes is a quirky arts festival that takes over the picturesque Breton city. But how has it transformed this quiet post-industrial corner of the Loire valley? 

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Friday, 15 September 2017 06:00

Preview: London Design Festival

Icon has scoured the ups and downs of the design extravaganza to pull out the events that you would be a fool to miss

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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:08

Istanbul Design Biennial

At a turbulent time for the Turkish city, this event’s rigour and independence of thought demonstrates the tenacity of its organisers

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Friday, 02 October 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

A day-long discussion about the city’s peripheries highlighted the complexity of an area often perceived as bland and uniform, says Debika Ray

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Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

Icon is partnering with the Architecture Foundation on a day-long festival at which speakers such as Will Self, Hanif Kureishi and Ellis Woodman will discuss London’s peripheral boroughs

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Friday, 21 August 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
5 September 2015

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00

Archtober

New York's built environment and the city's status as a forum for global architectural discourse were celebrated during October's month-long festival of design-related events

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Friday, 16 May 2014 01:00

AV Festival

The innovative festival in north-east England drew on the area's past while making links to a wider present, says Fatema Ahmed

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 09:32

Brazilian Design Biennial 2010 Curitiba

Brazil’s flagship design event is sophisticated but a little smug.

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