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

Published in Features
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:00

20 May: Today at CDW

From photography tours to talks, here are Icon's top events for Wednesday at Clerkenwell Design Week

Published in News
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

Published in News

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

Published in News
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 01:00

Icon 143: Studios

In our latest issue (out on 3 April 2015) we go behind the scenes with Inga Sempé, Frank Gehry, Michael Young, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Marten Baas, David Adjaye and Hella Jongerius

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 14:31

Profile: Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

The brothers on freedom, foxes and Dostoevsky.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 14 July 2009 15:48


It was business as usual at Stockholm Design Week.

Published in ICON 070 | April 2009
Thursday, 27 September 2007 15:09

Michael Young | icon 037 | July 2006

“I don’t feel any great loyalty to the west,” says Michael Young, rubbing his hand through his hair so it sticks up in the air.

Published in ICON 037 | July 2006