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GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

The iconic Copacabana Chair, designed by Mathieu Matégot in 1955, has been reimagined by Danish design house GUBI making it applicable for both indoor and outdoor use.

Design
02.03.24

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Taking place over four days, Cape Town Furniture Week returned for its second year exhibiting an exciting array of local design talent.

Design
29.02.24

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

As one of the most forward-thinking designers working in fashion today, Cecilie Bahnsen's romantic and ethereal fashion seamlessly blends couture elements and Scandinavian comfort. In our exclusive interview, she shares her remarkable journey 

Design
28.02.24

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

Taking place at the beginning of March for its inaugural showcase, MATTER and SHAPE is a new exhibition bringing together the worlds of design, fashion, and artisanal craft in Paris.

Design
24.02.24

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Curated by Ekow Eshun, the exhibition features 55 contemporary works of sculpture, painting and drawing by 22 African diasporic artists working in the UK and America 

Design
22.02.24

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Design studio By Hinders, founded by Jonathan Ingberg, celebrates upcycling and elevated simplicity at its 100-hectare 19th-century farm in south Finland’s Inkoo Archipelago

Design
20.02.24

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Sculptural shapes and vibrant colours are the standout trademark of young Australian company FEARON’s aluminium furniture pieces – all of which are designed and handcrafted by brothers Jack and Mark Fearon

Design
19.02.24

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

The Silver City: Michael Graves’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza for Alessi explores a spatial and architectural reimagining of the tea and coffee set that takes it far beyond the realm of function

Design
14.02.24

Editor’s picks: We meet the creatives shaking up Stockholm Design Week 2024

A new wave of designers and talents from around the world is bringing back a spirit of innovation, creativity and craftsmanship at this year's Stockholm Design Week

Design
12.02.24

Five emerging design highlights from Stockholm Furniture Fair

Scandinavia’s leading design event, the Stockholm Furniture Fair, took place again this week showcasing a wealth of exciting and emerging talent. Here are five of our top selections.

Design
09.02.24

Miminat Designs’ new furniture collection celebrates the aesthetic beauty of brutalism

The Borris Collection by Miminat Designs combines angular silhouettes, raw metal finishes and a sophisticated elegance, while challenging conventional perceptions of movement.

Design
08.02.24

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

With clean, simple, self-assembly designs by notable designers, and a focus on transparency, sustainability and ethical values, Copenhagen-based TAKT is remaking the way we buy furniture

Design
07.02.24

Draga & Aurel’s new FLARE collection explores the power of refraction

In a new capsule collection titled ‘FLARE’, design studio Draga & Aurel playfully explores refraction through the application of Lucite.

Design
02.02.24

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

The Tank, as it was nicknamed, made its debut in 1936, bringing its Finnish designer a new international acclaim

Design
01.02.24

Maison&Objet spotlights emerging talent in its 2024 edition

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Maison&Objet brought a wealth of emerging talent to the forefront of this year’s exhibition. Here are our five top picks.

Design
31.01.24

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields

From neighbourhood cafés to design-led stores and community hangouts, make the most of this hip London area with our insights from local design insiders 

Design
29.01.24

How architect Anne-Sophie Rosseel came to design a collection of modern furniture for children

When she couldn’t find modern, well-designed children’s furniture for her son, architect Anne-Sophie Rosseel built her own, which led to the founding of design studio House of RoRo

Design
26.01.24

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in Oslo

From waterside buildings by star names to lesser-known modernist and art nouveau masterpieces, make the most of Norway’s capital with our insights from local design insiders

Design
24.01.24

Serhii Makhno’s ceramics are made against a backdrop of war

The sculptural power of the Ukrainian designer’s organic ceramics is reaching new audiences through an exhibition at Les Ateliers Courbet in New York

Design
19.01.24

Danish design label &Tradition unveils Quarter Past Noon recipe books

Designed by New York City-based Savvy Studio and printed at Narayana Press in Denmark, the three titles – Quarter Past Noon, Table Cloth and Lille Petra – celebrate food and community

Design
17.01.24

How Minus Furniture is exploring a net zero business model

Can furniture really be carbon negative? Minus Furniture is a research-driven design studio seeking to explore the reality of a net zero and below zero business model. Roddy Clarke investigates

Design
16.01.24

Editor's choice

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings




Architects

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen


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GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Editor’s picks: We meet the creatives shaking up Stockholm Design Week 2024


Videos

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

GUBI reimagines Mathieu Matégot’s Copacabana Chair for indoor and outdoor settings

Cape Town Furniture Week showcases the breadth of South African design in its second edition

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings