Tuesday, 29 November 2016 11:20

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World

Design Museum, London
24 November – 23 April

Published in Diary
Monday, 21 November 2016 11:22

Design Museum Blues

The opening of the Design Museum may be a significant achievement, but this is not how museums should be made or our buildings conserved – it leaves both culture and architecture diminished

Published in Features
Friday, 02 October 2015 00:00

Vienna Design Week

While John Pawson’s contribution is a thing of beauty, the wider festival focuses more on the everyday impact of design

Published in Review
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Dinesen showroom

Design studio OeO thinks beyond the floorboard with a series of novel applications for the Danish manufacturer's surplus timber

Published in News
Friday, 12 September 2014 01:00

The Wish List

For this year's LDF, Terence Conran plays fairy godmother to some of the industry’s biggest names, inviting young designers to bring their fantasy objects to life. The results are on display at the V&A this week

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:46


A chaotic displays help Rem Koolhaas avoid sentimental retrospection, says Edwin Heathcote.

Published in Review
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 12:53

LDF: John Pawson

The eighth London Design Festival coincided with Icon’s 100th issue, giving us plenty of reason to celebrate at the old Shoreditch tube station. Elsewhere, the capital was alive with creative shows, product launches and original installations – here’s our round up.

Published in News
Wednesday, 12 September 2007 11:33

John Pawson | icon 028 | October 2005

Never ask me what will work. I said Covent Garden wouldn't work. I was here when it was a fruit and veg market. When it moved out, I said it's not going to work for the tourists, they won't go there.

Cistercian Trappist monks in the Czech Republic are settling into their new monastery, designed by architect John Pawson.