A retrospective covering the life of Irish designer, architect and artist Eileen Gray is set to open in New York. Icon spoke to the exhibition's curator, Cloé Pitiot, to find out more

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The exhibitions and talks to put in the diary for this year's London Design Festival

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Jasper Morrison's cork stools are minimal, modern classics. His first exhibition in North America takes things further
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Wednesday, 21 November 2018 09:46

Aram Contracts

The Royal Opera House selected Aram Contracts for the Open Up Project
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Wednesday, 11 April 2018 10:12

Davison Highley; a UK manufacturer

Davison Highley has a globally respected reputation for producing upholstered furniture of the highest calibre for a truly diverse spectrum of customers

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Starting out as graphic designers in Queensland, Truly Truly's fascination for industrial materials led them to three- dimensional space – and Rotterdam

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British furniture company Ercol scooped a Design Guild Mark award for its Marina Chair proving that, after decades in business, the company retains its impressive design credentials

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If you can design one thing, you can design everything, wrote Massimo Vignelli. Venice-based duo Zaven are out to prove it. From product design to graphics to installations, they’re causing ripples far beyond the Grand Canal

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Monday, 27 February 2017 14:50

Design Shanghai returns

The leading Asian design event takes place again in March with top names and global brands, as well as a new two-week festival

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The ‘Kagan look’ took mid-century modern design and added organic forms, a sense of joy – and even comfort. No wonder he is so often overlooked, says John Jervis

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

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Monday, 02 May 2016 14:56

Rex Kralj

If you’ve made it this far without knowing the name Niko Kralj, you could be forgiven: this Slovenian mid-century giant has been shamefully neglected. But a revival is at last under way

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Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

5 x 5 designers to redo your home

From interiors and lighting to architecture and landscaping, here’s Icon’s fantasy list for home renovation

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Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

Sabine Marcelis

The designer's experiments in transparency embrace tables, lights and even backpacks, Peter Smisek reports

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Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00

Young South African designers

A new generation of designers is bringing a sense of community spirit to inner city Johannesburg, writes Cathy O’Clery

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Saturday, 20 February 2016 00:00

Overgaard & Dyrman

The Danish duo’s Wire furniture collection skilfully harnesses metalwork to saddlery, writes Allan Torp

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Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00

Highlights: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Emerging talent, in the Form Us With Love-designed “Greenhouse” space, and tableware made of sulfur were among the most intriguing displays at the Swedish capital’s annual exhibition

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Tuesday, 09 February 2016 00:00

Rethink: IKEA logo

The furniture giant’s products are usually clever and design-focused, so why is its name still trapped in an outdated yellow lozenge? It’s time to take a modular approach, says Daniel Freytag

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Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:00

Tea Trolley 901 by Hella Jongerius

Blurring the boundaries between lounge furniture and kitchen accessory, Alvar Aalto’s mobile icon receives a tonal update. Laura Snoad reports

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Monday, 01 February 2016 00:00

IMM Cologne: Trends and highlights

The first major design fair of 2016 hinted at an exuberant and decadent year of design ahead, says Marcia Adair

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