Tuesday, 08 November 2011 12:43

Los Cachimanes school, Murcia by Estudio Huma

Estudio Huma’s landmark school complex in south-east Spain is a splash of artificial green in the scorched desert landscape.

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Tuesday, 01 November 2011 16:19

Södrakull Frösakull

In the book Södrakull Frösakull, Mikael Olsson’s photographs take us on a tour of two deteriorating Bruno Mathsson houses from the 1960s. More than just documentation, these photos are strange and beautiful glimpses of modernism in decay. Here’s our review.

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Monday, 31 October 2011 11:44

Tactile Kitchenware by Neora Zigler

A cookery class for the visually impaired inspired Neora Zigler’s range of safety-conscious kitchen tools that engage with the user’s sense of touch.

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Wednesday, 19 October 2011 14:28

Presenze II by Studio Nucleo

Studio Nucleo’s range of furniture made from transparent cubes of resin is handcrafted but has a distinctly digital aesthetic.

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Monday, 17 October 2011 10:37

Omishima museum by Toyo Ito

The architect Toyo Ito’s gallery for his own work on the Japanese island of Omishima is poignant, mysterious and far from self-aggrandising.

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Friday, 14 October 2011 11:58

Kenneth Grange: Making Britain Modern

The Design Museum's show devoted to Kenneth Grange says as much about postwar Britain as it does about the legendary designer

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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:27

Pedro Gadanho's Colourful House

The Portuguese architect uses bright colours in this refurbished townhouse to highlight his interventions. Just don’t call the results “striking”.

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Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:00

Olive oil factory by Ricardo Bak Gordon

The industrial flavour of Ricardo Bak Gordon’s olive processing plant is tempered by a drizzle of traditional Portuguese design.

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Monday, 10 October 2011 09:30

Talk to Me

Talk to Me, MoMA's current exhibition, is a bold display of some 200 interactive-media projects including a Rubik's cube for the blind and a finger implant that can recognise text. Here's our review.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 16:58

The End by Hubbard/Birchler

Texas-based artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler have devoted the past decade to documenting the experience of movie going.

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Magazine stylist-turned-designer Faye Toogood has furnished galleries with corn, made chairs out of milking stools and has just released her third collection of pieces inspired by rural England.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 16:28

Christo: Wrap legend

Christo, the artist who gift-wrapped the Pont Neuf and Reichstag, has spent years battling for permission to realise his extravagant installations.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 16:14

Dominic Wilcox

Dominic Wilcox’s drawings are well-known to readers of Icon: they appeared in the magazine every month for two years. But the designer, artist and solver of niche problems is also a careful craftsman who doesn’t feel the need to tell us what to make of his work.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 15:13

Point of Departure Part 3

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 14:53

Point of Departure Part 2

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 14:24

Point of Departure Part 1

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

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Celebrated curator Libby Sellers is about to open her first permanent gallery in central London.

Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2011 11:33

Kona Residence by Hagy Belzberg

Hagy Belzberg weaves traditional Hawaiian features into a luxurious home in the shadow of the world’s most active volcano.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 11:23

DIY Pen by Fraser Ross

A Glasgow designer has taken one of life’s more ubiquitous objects and stripped it back to a kit of plywood parts.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 11:10

SPACE design Copenhagen restaurants

The design duo’s restaurant interiors have to meet the exacting standards of some of the world’s most celebrated, and demanding, chefs.

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