Last week, some of the world's leading architects and designers gathered in Belgrade for three days of talks. Icon was there.
Seven new architecture books come under the microscope, covering topics from Cedric Price and planning to struts and situationists.
From backstreet hack-labs to the Royal Society of Arts, design hacking is slowly making its way into the mainstream. But what does it offer?
Sugru is a new silicone adhesive that has been developed to let people repair and adapt their stuff.
Dutch designer Wieki Somers’ new collection for Galerie Kreo was inspired by a single meteorological event: a fall of freezing rain.
Sugru is a simple silicone substance that makes it easy to alter, add to and repair stuff. We spoke to its inventor, RCA graduate Jane ní Dhulchaointigh, who told us about how the material allows people to “hack” design.
The defining definitions of the decade, compiled and composed by Edwin Heathcote, Sam Jacob, Ian Martin, Justin McGuirk and William Wiles.
Reality as we know it is finished. Welcome to reality 2.0 – where the internet is ubiquitous, and the world is forested with information.
You’re never far from a bar code. These strips of parallel vertical lines of varying width are ubiquitous enough to be near-invisible.