Pollution from single-use plastics has finally become a hot topic. A new wave of designers and researchers are tackling the problem by rethinking the way we look at waste.

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 17:00

Preview: Design Indaba

As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss

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Alex Groves and Azusa Murakami set out as design explorers, discovering beauty in ocean plastic and human hair. Then they decided to resurrect a lost Amazonian city ...

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:10

Maison & Objet 2017: Rising Talents

The Parisian fair extended a friendly hand across the Channel last month with its focus on emerging British designers

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The cover stars of Icon’s last issue will build a multi-sensory artwork in a cinema during Salone del Mobile

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Monday, 09 January 2017 15:35

Icon 164: Studio Swine

In our latest issue, we profile London-based duo Studio Swine, design explorers who discover beauty in ocean plastic, human hair and a lost Amazonian city ...

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Friday, 19 June 2015 00:00

Design Miami/Basel

The 10th edition of Design Miami Basel is taking place this week in the Swiss city, drawing together collectable designs, new commissions and a specially curated exhibition of architecture

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Tuesday, 25 November 2014 02:00

Studio Swine: Hair Highway

Studio Swine's latest collection uses an abundant renewable material that they discovered in the markets of Shangdong, China: human hair

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