Wednesday, 16 December 2009 21:15

Ma Yansong's Hutong Bubble

Ma Yansong's silver blob that could save historic Beijing.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 20:45

Profile: Aitor Throup

The rising fashion star with both eyes on the street.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 19:34

Chiaki Arai's Ofunato Civic Centre

Chiaki Arai's astonishing concrete grottos.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 17:08

The New Architecture Ornament

Suddenly architecture is swimming in decoration - why?

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 16:32

Red Light

Red Light is a series of photographs of mosques in various stages of construction by Iranian artist Mehran Mohajer.

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 15:58

Sensate

A show that blurs body, furniture and space unnerves and delights Tania Ketenjian.

Published in Review
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 15:41

Lapse In Time

At Experimenta, one show promised a radical agenda. It got halfway, says Justin McGuirk.

Published in Review
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 15:07

Climate Camp

More than just a protest, the Climate Camp on London’s Blackheath was 
a proposal for a changed, healed world. It might be different to Canary Wharf, says Owen Hatherley, but is it really any better?

Published in Review
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 10:59

House O by Jun Igarashi

House O doesn’t suggest domesticity from the outside.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 10:49

He Said/She Said Chairs by Nitzan Cohen

“You probably missed this in Milan,” says Nitzan Cohen.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 10:34

Copenhagen Design Week

Copenhagen spent its first annual design week enjoying a late-summer heatwave.

Published in News

Destruction was preservation at the new home of the Museum of Design and Fashion, or MUDE, in Lisbon.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 10:03

Portuguese Museum 1 by Eduardo Souto de Moura

House of stories is a museum dedicated to figurative painter Paula Rego designed by Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 09:46

The Barcode

You’re never far from a bar code. These strips of parallel vertical lines of varying width are ubiquitous enough to be near-invisible.

Published in Icon of the Month
Friday, 30 October 2009 14:14

Woman as Design

An arsenal of arses, a bounty of breasts and a lesser number of other female parts get enthusiastically ogled by Stephen Bayley in this bizarre book. We see the women, but where’s the design?

Published in Review
Monday, 19 October 2009 10:00

Design For Life

Tonight is the finale of Design For Life, the BBC2 reality show in which young Brits compete for a placement in Philippe Starck’s studio in Paris. Here’s what we thought of the first couple of episodes, from icon 077.

Published in Review