Thursday, 02 April 2015 01:00

London School of Architecture

Will Hunter's new postgraduate course is both a reaction to and an outcome of the progressive marketisation of UK higher education

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See Chang's multipurpose table in use

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Haworth Tompkins’ latest addition to the RCA’s Battersea campus is an “art factory” where the production facilities take centre stage.

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 12:30

Six of the Best: Deyan Sudjic

What were the cultural highlights of 2011? Icon asks nine international critics, curators and experts to select their half-dozen stand-out moments in architecture, design and art.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 16:14

Dominic Wilcox

Dominic Wilcox’s drawings are well-known to readers of Icon: they appeared in the magazine every month for two years. But the designer, artist and solver of niche problems is also a careful craftsman who doesn’t feel the need to tell us what to make of his work.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 15:13

Point of Departure Part 3

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 14:53

Point of Departure Part 2

It’s a tough time to leave university. But in the face of debt, an uncertain economy and fierce competition for work, these 15 design graduates have, between them, amassed an outstanding collection of innovative and diverse projects.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 10:50

Clerkenwell Design Week 2011

The design festival made quite an impression (literally, in the case of Lulu Guinness’s Pin Art Machine) in this, its second year, with more than 150 events, an impressive array of exhibitors and a Victorian prison teeming with emerging designers.

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Monday, 08 August 2011 13:02

London Design Festival 2010 Part 2

The seventh London Design Festival kicked off with a rather lacklustre installation of Audi robots in Trafalgar Square by German-Swedish duo Kram/Weisshaar. But the mood picked 
up as the week went on and we found ourselves, as usual, drawn to the smaller, more independent events, showing off what London is best at: new talent.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:44

Graduate Roundup Part 3

Their projects are thought-provoking, innovative and sometimes just beautiful. We picked our favourites for this roundup.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:43

Graduate Roundup Part 2

Their projects are thought-provoking, innovative and sometimes just beautiful. We picked our favourites for this roundup.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:41

Graduate Roundup Part 1

Their projects are thought-provoking, innovative and sometimes just beautiful. We picked our favourites for this roundup.

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Wednesday, 13 January 2010 12:30

Introducing Sugru

Sugru is a simple silicone substance that makes it easy to alter, add to and repair stuff. We spoke to its inventor, RCA graduate Jane ní Dhulchaointigh, who told us about how the material allows people to “hack” design.

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Tuesday, 18 August 2009 20:31

Peter Marigold

Peter Marigold is looking for a tree.

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Wednesday, 01 July 2009 00:00

RCA student radically improves the UK plug

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.

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Thursday, 29 May 2008 09:04

Platform 10 at The Andaz

The stairs, bedrooms, restaurant and lobby areas of boutique hotel The Andaz were host to a series of installations by the Royal College of Art’s Platform 10 design students earlier this month.
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