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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Designer Edward John Milton discusses his upcoming Pew collection and his fascination with traditional typologies while reimagining them for a contemporary design audience

Design
17.06.24

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
14.06.24
Dinesen John Pawson

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

John Pawson’s long-term collaboration with Danish timber flooring company Dinesen has resulted in a new furniture collection that reflects their shared aesthetic of clean lines and functionality

Design
13.06.24
Tom Wood

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

We meet the female leaders shaking up the Scandinavian fashion industry and setting a new path for visual culture

Design
12.06.24

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

At this week’s 3daysofdesign festival in Copenhagen, Artek and Tekla are set to unveil a new limited-edition bedding collection commemorating the 130th birthday of Aino Aalto.

Design
11.06.24
Patrick McDowell by Lorenzo Berni

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

As a voice for sustainability, fashion designer Patrick McDowell has gone from strength to strength since their studio launch in 2018. From dressing stars for the red carpet to theatrical runway presentations, McDowell’s ability to create with both people and planet in mind sets them apart

Design
10.06.24

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
06.06.24
Harriet Allure Ama candle white on red background

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

The Swedish designed candles were born of a shared journey between two friends, Freddy and Alex. Born and raised in Germany, with roots in Ghana, Harriet Allure's candles use scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

Design
05.06.24

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
03.06.24
pink dress

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Bright pink hues make up Faye Toogood's Collection 02. Finding its design cues in the colourful works of Canadian American painter Philip Guston, the collection celebrates electric-bright, life-giving pinks

Design
31.05.24
Marimekko unikko print pink

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

This year sees the 60th birthday of Marimekko’s most famous image – the oversized floral print Unikko, designed by Maija Isola. And in this year’s spring/ summer collection, the Finnish textile pioneer pays tribute to its 1960s roots

Design
29.05.24
Jean Jullien artist painting

How Jean Jullien is bringing smiles to audiences around the world with his Paper People

There’s no secret to happiness, but unexpectedly encountering a giant Jean Jullien sculpture or installation comes pretty close. The French graphic artist tells ICON he will continue to explore his work in new dimensions combining volume, scale and his signature use of line and colour, which stir a spectrum of emotions in audiences all over the world

Design
24.05.24

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

This summer, Sabine Marcelis is bringing a fresh perspective to residential interiors through a bold transformation of the VitraHaus Loft. Focusing on colour, Vitra will also launch a limited-edition collection to coincide with the collaboration

Design
16.05.24

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

In its inaugural edition, RAD DESIGN marks a significant moment this month being the first contemporary collectible design fair to open in Eastern Europe.

Design
08.05.24

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept

In a future-focused research project, Caon Design Office and Woolmark have unveiled Modulo – an innovative seating concept centred around circularity.

Design
04.05.24

Five Highlights from Milan Design Week 2024

The annual design event returned to Milan earlier this month. Here are Roddy Clarke’s top picks of the week.

Design
30.04.24

James Bantone teams up with UGG at this year’s Milan Design Week

The multidisciplinary artist's work delves into an ongoing exploration and critical examination of identity through a blend of different mediums

Design
22.04.24
ICON x Milan Design Week 2024

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Dedicated to Milan, the mecca for Italian culture, art and design, the guide uncovers the very best of what the city has to offer during Milan Design Week

Design
15.04.24

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

Seamlessly blending form and function, Matt McKay’s new furniture collection embodies his interior design sensibilities and unconventional approach.

Design
08.04.24

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
08.04.24

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Designed in the fifties, the Egg Chair is a design classic that has become one of the most recognisable and copied chairs of all time

Design
29.03.24

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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage




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Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

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

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


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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

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


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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage