Friday, 23 May 2014 17:00

Ron Arad at Clerkenwell Design Week

Debika Ray met the celebrated designer and architect at CDW as he popped into the Vitra showroom to judge the Tailor My Tom Vac competition. Watch the video here

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Friday, 23 May 2014 16:49

CDW 2014: The best of the rest

On the second day of Clerkenwell Design Week, Icon's editors picked their favourite products from the three smaller venues: Additions, Platform and Detail

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To celebrate 15 years of Ron Arad's Tom Vac chair, Vitra and Icon are giving one away – signed by the designer himself

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Wednesday, 21 May 2014 23:32

CDW 2014: Icon meets Ron Arad

The design legend on his 15-year-old Tom Vac chair, clients woes and his approach to his work

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Tuesday, 20 May 2014 22:12

Okay Studio's Five

To mark the fifth year of CDW, five teams from design collective Okay Studio produced designs using five lesser-known species of hardwood

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Tuesday, 20 May 2014 16:47

CDW 2014: Design Factory highlights

On the opening day of Clerkenwell Design Week, Icon’s editors picked their seven favourite products at the festival’s largest venue.

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Monday, 19 May 2014 11:40

The best of Clerkenwell Design Week

Here is Icon’s pick of the highlights of the three-day festival, from exhibitions and product launches to gin-tasting and bike rides

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Monday, 19 May 2014 11:38

CDW 2014: Installations

For this year's CDW Presents, three projects conceived by some of London's most talented designers and architects will be exhibited around Clerkenwell, celebrating the diversity of approaches within each discipline, says Owen Pritchard

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Friday, 16 May 2014 18:14

Okay Studio and Adam Kershaw's Five

Okay Studio has produced a series of furniture in a range of lesser known species of hardwood. Watch the manufacturing process here.

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Friday, 04 April 2014 11:32

Icon 131: Factories

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.

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Monday, 08 April 2013 15:50

Icon 119: Design Art

The Salone del Mobile is much more than an annual furniture tradeshow. Entire districts of the city come to life with installations and exhibitions that seem to be as much about art as design. In this issue we look at artists who have ventured into both architecture and furniture design, including Donald Judd, Jorge Pardo, Rachel Whiteread and Joep van Lieshout.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 11:23

Clerkenwell Highlights Part II

Designers have found inspiration in everything from knitting needles to Japanese rock gardens for the pick of this year’s exhibits.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 11:05

Clerkenwell Highlights Part I

Designers have found inspiration in everything from knitting needles to Japanese rock gardens for the pick of this year’s exhibits.

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Thursday, 28 July 2011 15:39

Clerkenwell Design Week 2010

Clerkenwell Design Week celebrates the east London neighbourhood that is host to thousands of architects and designers and 60-odd design showrooms.

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Thursday, 28 July 2011 15:37

Clerkenwell Design Week: Africa

We talked about Africa for the second series of icon minds, to coincide with our special issue looking at architecture, design and the urban environment on that continent (icon 084).

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Friday, 27 May 2011 13:54

Icon at Clerkenwell Design Week

This week Icon has been taking in the sights and sounds of Clerkenwell Design Week: soaking up sunshine (well, mostly), checking out new design talent at the House of Detention, visiting stimulating talks and seeing some extraordinary installations.

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Wednesday, 11 May 2011 06:00

Icon Minds

Icon presents two talks during Clerkenwell Design Week (24-26 May) that explore the theme of copying: a meditation on fakes inspired by visits to far-flung recreations of Venice and a library of cinematic MacGuffins – props that serve as plot devices in movies – created on 3D printers.

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Tuesday, 01 March 2011 15:33

Clerkenwell Design Week

The three-day festival in the heart of London’s design district returns May 24-26

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