The media reaction to yesterday's announcements by the tech giant has centred around its cost and impending obsolescence. But we want to know what you think about the gadget's design?
Smart cities, architectural photography and Apple's Jony Ive were some of the things Icon readers read about most this week
In the final talk in the Design Museum and Icon's DM25 series, Apple's head of design discussed design education, carelessness and the Apple Watch
Since the launch of his first store in 1970, Paul Smith has mixed his fashion designs with the collection of curiosities that inspire them. He refers to this ever expanding hoard, which overflows his disorderly office and fills storage facilities, as The Department of Silly.
“Icon” is not a word to be used lightly on these pages but, on the occasion of our hundredth issue, somehow it seemed appropriate
A 10-year survey of American design at the Cooper Hewitt, New York, highlights its commercial colours.
A feature film about product design is a rare thing indeed. This one is set in a strangely familiar parallel universe with an all-star cast.
In 1970 Richard Burton was snapped arriving at Heathrow airport with a customised Valentine portable typewriter, designed by Adriano Olivetti, on one arm and his wife Elizabeth Taylor on the other.
The show-stopper at this year’s Royal College of Art graduate show was a plug. About time someone tackled the UK’s clunky electrics.
In the latest of icon’s occasional series of essays, Dan Hill explores the psychology of how we adapt and interact with technology. Is “adaptive design” – products that allow the user to modify, upgrade and customise them – better than products that can’t be altered? And is the iPod just too perfect?
“Design education is rubbish” “Graduates are clueless about the real world” “This is a terrible time for design”
Has Frank Nuovo changed your life? As chief designer and vice president at Nokia Mobile Design, the Italian-American has been instrumental in transforming mobile phones from ridiculous bricks into seductive and ubiquitous multi-functional devices.
Designer of the iMac, iBook, iPod. Winner of the Design Museum's inaugural Designer of the Year award. Quiet Englishman working in Silicon Valley who has changed the way we experience computers, and now music.