If you can design one thing, you can design everything, wrote Massimo Vignelli. Venice-based duo Zaven are out to prove it. From product design to graphics to installations, they’re causing ripples far beyond the Grand Canal
An installation by Jorge Otero-Pailos is Westminster’s catharsis amid Britain’s current political uncertainty, says Vishanka Gandhi
Amid the noise and rubble of London’s biggest development site, Ooze Architects and artist Marjetica Potrc have created a place where city dwellers can shake off the dust and swim with nature. Welcome to King’s Cross Pond Club
The design duo's installation of pixellated parquet in the Sculpture Gallery at Chatsworth House turns the whole interior into a piece of furniture
A woven mass of cherry and maple, this CDW Presents installation combines the different approaches of designer-maker Sebastian Cox and artist Laura Ellen Bacon
Hassell and Draisci Studio have designed cocoon-like sleeping pods as part of their Clerkenwell Design Week collaboration with Sto Werkstatt, in a comment about the hectic nature of an increasingly connected world
Gruppe's series of modular structures created as part of CDW Presents have been inspired by ancient architectural forms, marking the district's edges and offering spaces for its inhabitants to relax
Inspired by the domestic interior, Hood's installation at Strata Tiles' showroom aims to provide CDW visitors with a more immersive experience than the average design show
Part of CDW Presents, the architect's Murano glass-inspired installation on St John's Square plays with the texture, colour and opacity of Gx Glass's materials
Clerkenwell Design Week kicks off next week with a programme of talks, exhibitions, installations, workshops and parties. Here are some of Icon's favourites
The Canadian designer will use Caesarstone's surface materials to build a giant swing set at Milan Furniture Fair this month
An installation for Japan Handmade at Milan Furniture Fair will present a modern take on traditional spaces for reading, drinking tea and meditating
A German-Dutch team of designers is temporarily transforming part of a vast building site in central London with an intervention that is both a public pool and an art installation
Glass orbs and nuggets by Vancouver-based maker Bocci played among the artefacts at the 18th-century home of antique dealer Mallett
Artist Krijn de Koning's two colourful installations for the Folkestone Triennial and Turner Contemporary highlight the differences between their contrasting locations
For the Jerwood Makers Open, the London-based studio has created a tower that uses themes from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to explore the dangers of the digital age
In the mid 1970s, the artist Donald Judd moved from New York to Marfa and remodelled the remote Texas town according to his minimalist aesthetic. We visit the art oasis that has influenced and inspired a new generation of architects and designers.
An elaborate sand-timer for Laikingland and an introspective model of a thinker for Swarovski, reflect the Dutch designer’s present state of mind.
Troika's experiments with light offer intriguing narratives on everything from truth in digital photography to the British weather. This month, the London-based trio will design a project room for Biennale Interieur (20-28 October) that imagines the future of living spaces.