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

Published in Features
Thursday, 22 January 2015 09:53

Dark matter: Designing for privacy

Thinkers in art, technology, fashion and product design are responding to the threat of mass surveillance with a range of privacy-conscious gadgets that have a distinctly villainous aesthetic

Published in Features
Friday, 09 January 2015 09:36

Constance Guisset

The designer on Darth Vader, sweets and dragonflies

Published in Five Most Wanted
Monday, 22 September 2014 13:40

Highlights: Maison et Objet

Icon noticed a focus on the handmade and the humorous at the interior design trade show in Paris earlier this month. Here are some products that stood out.

Published in News
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 01:00

100% Design: First impressions

Our highlights from this year's 100% Design mix the best of modern design with a hint of nostalgia, from the childlike charm of Korridor's treasure box to a new take on a seaside classic

Published in News
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 16:45

PearsonLloyd: Reflective design

After years of staying out of its clients’ spotlight, PearsonLloyd’s recent exhibition at Great Western Studios gave its founders a chance to reflect on their body of work.

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