In our latest issue, we preview April’s Milan Furniture Fair and examine Japan's forgotten postmodernist era
We scoured Milan for highlights, which included two very different shows by Cotto, an entertaining mobile kitchen by Konstantin Grcic and a bathroom with a stern modernist aesthetic by Norm Architects
Just weeks before David Adjaye's Double Zero chair was unveiled at Milan Furniture Fair, Icon joined the architect at Moroso's factory in Udine as he and creative director Patrizia Moroso inspected the final prototype – and made some vital last-minute adjustments
The Canadian designer will use Caesarstone's surface materials to build a giant swing set at Milan Furniture Fair this month
Airbnb has asked designers from the Italian collective to present their interpretations of welcome rituals at Milan's Palazzo Crespi during Salone del Mobile
The London-based Italian designer curated an exhibition featuring the people and processes that step in when design goes wrong
A round-up of some of the star turns to be shown at this year's Salone, including Fritz Hansen's relaunch of an Arne Jacobsen classic and Karimoku's fusion of food and furniture
The British designer's furniture series for Dzek showcases his own engineered stone – a nougat-like composition of four types of Italian marble
With the world's largest furniture design show returning on 8 April, Icon picks out some of its highlights, including Max Lamb's manmade stone and a minimalist ping pong table
Icon picks out the main attractions from across the city, including EDIT at the Palazzo Morando, Toyo Ito’s showroom for Kvadrat, and the Bouroullecs at Fiera Rho.
This month our cover stars Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby talk to Icon about In the Making, the exhibition at the Design Museum in which they interrupt the production process to show us everyday objects in their unfinished state. We also look ahead to Milan Furniture and Clerkenwell Design Week, and bring you the latest Italian products in this month’s design report.
On 11 April, Icon will join Made in Ratio for one of the design brand’s daily talks at Spazio Verger, Milan.
A Dutch design duo has created a machine that gives our ephemeral text message communication physical form – using bleach and lengths of coloured cotton.
Dutch duo Scholten and Baijings have made a name for themselves as masters of colour, but are using a series of high-profile collaborations to prove they have more to offer – even to brands traditionally resistant to radical change.
This year in Milan we caught up with French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. As the brothers reflect on 15 years of working together, Erwan explains why age and success haven’t made them complacent.
Here is Icon’s preview to the biggest design event of the year, Milan Design Week 2012. We take a look at Tom Dixon's ambitious venue MOST, the launch of a new brand by Renato Preti, and the rest of the city’s must-see events.
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, are the UK’s best-known design duo. The self-described “masochists” explain how they design simple things that turn out to be fiendishly difficult to make.