A miniature Japanese garden sitting atop a music box is the first piece to go into production from Lausanne design school ECAL’s Mas Luxe course this year.

Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:23

Conversation: Guixé and Henderson

Conversation between designer Marti Guixé and chef and restaurateur Fergus Henderson.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 08 June 2010 20:20

Belgrade Design Week

Last week, some of the world's leading architects and designers gathered in Belgrade for three days of talks. Icon was there.

Published in News
Tuesday, 23 June 2009 13:23

Provocateurs Ran Wild

Provocateurs ran wild at the Experimenta Design biennale, which this year was held in Amsterdam instead of its regular home, Lisbon.

Thursday, 15 May 2008 00:00

Tokyo - Design week

Tokyo’s design week felt at times like a pseudo Bavarian Christmas market this year. Geared towards shopping, it has grown in size and sprawl, but for those with a flair for navigation there was some engaging work to be found.

Monday, 26 March 2007 13:10

Martí Guixé | icon 040 | October 2006

Martí Guixé usually looks pretty frightening in photographs. Before I met him, I’d only seen a portrait of him wearing a black leather jacket, lowering out of a dark background. “Were you scared?” asks the Catalan designer, when I tell him about his intimidating image.

Saturday, 24 March 2007 08:36

Food Facility | icon 031 | January 2006

Martí Guixé opened a temporary restaurant in November that was like an internet search engine for food.

Saturday, 24 March 2007 08:23

Food Design | icon 031 | January 2006

There was a time BC (before Conran) when chefs and designers moved in separate spheres. But, in recent times, the boundaries between food and design have begun to dissolve.