Friday, 13 April 2012 16:23

Milan 2012 Preview

Here is Icon’s preview to the biggest design event of the year, Milan Design Week 2012. We take a look at Tom Dixon's ambitious venue MOST, the launch of a new brand by Renato Preti, and the rest of the city’s must-see events.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 17:05

BarberOsgerby: Design Olympians

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, are the UK’s best-known design duo. The self-described “masochists” explain how they design simple things that turn out to be fiendishly difficult to make.

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Wednesday, 31 August 2011 12:35

Studio FormaFantasma

The Italian design duo’s Botanica range of vases reinvents plastic as a craft material by using long-forgotten plant and animal polymers.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011 10:59

Seed of Narcissus by Tomas Libertiny

Tomas Libertiny and his 60,000 bees tested the limits of Venetian glassmaking to produce their largest collaboration to date.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 12:27

Floris Hovers' design toys

The simple, reduced forms of Floris Hovers’ miniature boats, cars and other vehicles should be seen less as designs, more as “playful thoughts” the Dutch furniture and toy maker says – it’s up to children to make something of them.

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:37

Milan Furniture Fair 2011

In the lead-up to the year’s biggest furniture fair, we preview products from British designers Barber Osgerby and Benjamin Hubert, shine a light on Greta Grossman’s reissued 1940s lamps, and ask Tom Dixon why he’s leaving the exhibition halls to break new ground.

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Monday, 20 April 2009 01:31

Interview with Giulio Cappellini

The Milan furniture fair kicks off tomorrow. We met with Giulio Cappellini ahead of the world's biggest design event to talk about his predictions for the week.
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