Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:00

Icon's photobooth

Here are some of our favourite photographs from the photobooth at Icon's House of Culture – as well as the winners of Arne Jacobson chairs

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Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:00

In pictures: Clerkenwell Design Week

There were installations, parties and product launches aplenty at the London design event last week. Here are some photographs from the three-day festival

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Friday, 22 May 2015 01:30

Michael Young: Remade in China

When Michael Young moved to Hong Kong nine years ago, he was virtually a lone presence on the design scene. But life there has been liberating for the former enfant terrible. China allows him to design "ridiculous things" and work with manufacturers that have a passion for making them

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Thursday, 21 May 2015 02:00

The Invisible Store of Happiness

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

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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

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Thursday, 21 May 2015 01:00

Vita Contemplativa

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

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Thursday, 21 May 2015 01:00

Everybody’s Free by Hood

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

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Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:00

Another Brand

Capitalising on his experience as creative director at Habitat and John Lewis, Theo Williams has launched a new business model that joins up designer and manufacturer. See its collection at Icon's House of Culture

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Monday, 18 May 2015 01:00

Wael Seaiby

One of Icon's 2014 top graduates, Edinburgh-based designer Seaiby exhibits recycled vessels series PLAG at CDW's Additions exhibition, alongside new lighting series Foarms.

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Monday, 18 May 2015 01:00

From the archives

A trend for archive pieces has emerged at Clerkenwell Design Week, as industry stalwarts such as Vitra, Cassina and SCP unearth and update former successes and passed-over prototypes

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Friday, 15 May 2015 01:00

Icon at Clerkenwell Design Week

Old Sessions House, our venue on Clerkenwell Green from 19-21 May, will feature talks by Michael Young, Gam Fratesi, Dominic Wilcox, Ooze Architects and We Made That, and a bespoke installation by Pattern Foundry

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Thursday, 14 May 2015 01:00

Sebastian Herkner

The German designer's new Collar pendant lamps for Gubi will be on display at Icon's House of Culture

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Thursday, 14 May 2015 01:00

Glaze by Cousins & Cousins

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

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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 01:00

CDW 2015: Top events

Clerkenwell Design Week kicks off next week with a programme of talks, exhibitions, installations, workshops and parties. Here are some of Icon's favourites

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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 01:00

Preview: Clerkenwell Design Week

Back for its sixth edition, the three-day festival introduces new spaces for 2015, as well as expanding its key exhibitions, site-specific installations and collaborations with more than 60 partner showrooms

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Monday, 11 May 2015 01:00

Icon Talks at CDW: GamFratesi

The Danish-Italian design duo will be speaking at Icon's House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week

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Monday, 11 May 2015 01:00

Icon Talks at CDW: Dominic Wilcox

The designer and former Icon contributor will be speaking at Icon's House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week – watch him at work in this video

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The Hong Kong-based former enfant terrible of the British design scene will be speaking at Icon's House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week

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Wednesday, 06 May 2015 01:00

Icon Talks at CDW: Ooze Architects

The designers of the highly-anticipated King's Cross Pond Club will be speaking at Icon's House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week

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