Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:54

The Mosquito

This ultrasonic device produces a high-pitched whine that is unbearable to young people but inaudible to adults. It’s one of the uglier military technologies now being used to control the street.

Published in Crimes Against Design
Friday, 08 April 2011 05:52

Ai Weiwei

In the wake of the arrest of dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Icon magazine joins those organisations and governments calling for his immediate release.

Published in News
Monday, 28 March 2011 13:16

Masdar Institute by Foster + Partners

Foster completes the first phase of Abu Dhabi’s carbon-neutral city, combining renewable technologies and Arab forms with trademark steel and glass.

Published in News
Friday, 25 March 2011 16:20

Utopia London

Tom Cordell’s documentary recaptures the optimism of London’s modernist social housing and the fervour of the ambitious architects who built it.

Published in Review
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 09:54

2440x1220 Saw, Assemble by Pål Rodenius

Swedish designer Pål Rodenius’ range of do-it-yourself plywood furniture is inspired by the simplicity of magazine clothing patterns.

Published in News

A billionaire philanthropist’s installation seamlessly fuses art, architecture and nature on the Japanese island of Naoshima.

Published in News
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