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Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

The designer's speculative vision turns the iconic street into a colourful, plant-filled public space

Design
23.11.20

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Made of biodegradable plastic, natural fibres and edible ink, Scribit Pen aims to tackle plastic pollution in the art supply industry 

Design
20.11.20

3XN Architects designs chirping indoor air quality sensor 

Through the canary-inspired AirBird, the Danish design studio aims to give a tangible form to poor air quality in indoor environments 

Design
16.11.20

From duvet dresses to DIY hempcrete: the best graduate projects from Design Academy Eindhoven

Even without a physical graduation show, these students kept creative in lockdown

Design
12.11.20

First Hyperloop passenger ride takes place on BIG-designed Pegasus pod

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and Kilo Design for Virgin Hyperloop, the pod hosted the world-first passenger ride on the innovative transport mode

News
11.11.20

Duffy London designs solar-powered bamboo water taxi

Developed for an Indonesian context, the Hari Pontoon could be used for more sustainable water-based public transport elsewhere

Design
06.11.20

‘Take us into account when designing public space’: young Londoners launch new campaign

In Brent, London's Borough of Culture 2020, young people kick off a campaign calling for more inclusive public spaces

News
06.11.20

Morag Myerscough’s ‘A NEW NOW’ lands in Paris

The British designer intends the tall and colourful street installation to bring everyday positivity to the French capital amid the pandemic

Design
27.10.20

Unique service tackling homelessness launched in Lewisham

Social enterprise ProxyAddress, created by architect Chris Hildrey, has launched a pilot in the south London borough

News
23.10.20

RNIB’s Design for Everyone campaign unveils first pregnancy test for those with sight loss

A new tactile device is part of the Royal National Institute of Blind People's campaign to promote accessible design

Design
22.10.20

This Hong Kong kindergarten is designed as an indoor playground

Local architecture studio Eureka created the Playwall project to help children learn through play

Design
20.10.20
upholstered chairs and coffee tables with geometric shapes

A new furniture collection embraces the future of design

An iconic Italian design firm unveils a raft of brand new, inspiring furniture for contract and residential in 2020

Advertisement Feature
19.10.20

New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

The Tip Ton RE has been developed by Vitra using recycled plastic material 

Design
15.10.20

Creating a stylish bathroom with the latest wall tiles 

Using wall tiles will let you design a focused, stylish bathroom look

Advertisement Feature
13.10.20

The 30 designers turning waste material into new products

New book Wasted by Katie Treggiden showcases the people and projects challenging the 'take-make-waste' model of the design industry

Design
08.10.20
Moniker store oslo - branding and design by snohetta - icon eye

Snøhetta creates colourful universe for Norwegian fashion store Moniker

The design studio has created a series of saturated interiors for Moniker's Oslo store as well as a new concept for its graphic and digital branding

Design
07.10.20

‘Objects influence our actions’: designer Mac Collins on his Iklwa furniture collection

The emerging British designer collaborated with Benchmark for his narrative-infused, first-ever consumer collection

Design
06.10.20
lobby space with tiled floor and modern furniture

Sustainable ceramics for creative design

Ceramics are at the core of many design schemes. Which is why Dutch ceramics specialist has chosen Core as the name for its new versatile and sustainable collection

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01.10.20

Japanese and Nordic design hub Pantechnicon opens in London

A historic building in Belgravia has been transformed by Farrells to host a new design, food and retail destination celebrating Japanese and Nordic cultures

Design
30.09.20

Layer’s Sequel Seat is designed for cinema-going in a post-Covid world

The premium cinema seat features antibacterial fabric and built-in UV lights

Design
29.09.20

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

A new book from Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley explores the design evolution of Japanese flower arranging

Design
24.09.20

Editor's choice

ICON 202: Winter 2020

Moxon Architects completes new studio nestled in the Scottish Highlands

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Moxon Architects completes new studio nestled in the Scottish Highlands

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality