Monday, 09 December 2019 12:36

What went wrong with Covent Garden?

The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So how did it become so horrible?

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The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So why is it so horrible, wonders Owen Hatherley
Published in Comment

Separate entrances for low-income residents have become a potent symbol of London’s social apartheid, writes Priya Khanchandani

Published in Crimes Against Design

Multiple reports have warned of the loss of creative subjects in school curriculums – meet the people working to keep design education alive

Multiple reports have warned of the loss of creative subjects in school curriculums and the potential impact on the UK's economy
Published in Features

The city’s booming population has sparked experiments in micro-homes, shared space and cohousing. But how close do we want to get?

Published in Features

Textile designer Kangan Arora's work has sold in the thousands but London is still 'a blessing and a curse' for designers, she tells Priya Khanchandani

Published in Features
Thursday, 05 September 2019 16:54

Tom Dixon's Mirror Ball Pendant light

John Jervis looks at the design that propelled Tom Dixon to world domination – and earned him the grudging admiration of his peers

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 11:15

London Design Festival announces medal winners

See who won the highest accolade, as well as the winners of the awards for innovation and emerging design

Published in News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 00:22

Icon 196: The London Issue

October's issue explores London from the tourist-trap centre to the edgelands where the city crumbles away

Published in Comment