Reflecting back on a career behind the camera, Adrian Ensor explains what it takes to get the perfect architecture shot.

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In an east London cafe, a food stylist and photographer are turning fruit into works of art.

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Milan-based DSL Studio’s photographs of Italian cities explore the formal nature of architecture by focusing on the detail of the everyday

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Dutch photographer Maarten Rots transforms architectural moments into 2D abstractions.

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:27

Inside Abbey Road Studios

Barbican Music Library, London

9 April - 27 June 2018

Published in Diary
Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:21

Diane Arbus: A Box of Ten Photographs

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC

6 April - 30 September 2018

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Monday, 21 August 2017 06:00

Photo competition: Elements of design

Icon teams up with 100% Design and Picfair to find the next top architecture and design photographer

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Wednesday, 28 September 2016 09:32

100 Years of Architecture

To mark the publication of his ‘coffee-table book and visual exploration’ 100 Years of Architecture, we asked author Alan Powers to explain his subtly subversive selection of 300 buildings from the early 20th century onwards

Published in Comment
Monday, 11 January 2016 00:00

Bakurocho, Tokyo

Once a “ghost town” in the shadow of Nihonbashi’s neon glare, Bakurocho is enjoying a creative revival inspired by its Edo-era craft heritage. Danielle Demetriou visited the area for our latest issue – Keith Ng's images, featured here, accompany the article

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Monday, 02 November 2015 00:00

Socialist holiday architecture in Croatia

Holidays after the Fall, an exhibition in Vienna, examines the vacation complexes built along the Adriatic coast in the 60s and 70s – and their fate after the collapse of Yugoslavia

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Beyond the A13, the staid seaside towns and the flat, muddy fields of its heartland lies an alternative Essex – an unlikely hotbed of radical modernism, writes Charles Holland

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Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00

Writing on the Wall by Roger Perry

Roger Perry’s photographs of graffiti in 1970s London showed wit, surrealism and anger scrawled across an age of austerity. Sukhdev Sandhu welcomes their reissue

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Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00

Praça Tiradentes, Rio de Janeiro

As next year’s Olympics sends Rio into a frenzy of regeneration and rocketing rents, a small district in the east of the city is emerging as a haven for young designers. Saul Taylor visited the neighbourhood for our latest issue. Here are André Vieira's photographs that accompany the article

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Friday, 09 October 2015 01:00

The lasting appeal of modernist Essex

In the Home issue, Charles Holland took a trip down memory lane to rediscover a series of modernist gems in villages around Essex. We asked Catherine Hyland to take some photographs to accompany the article – see them here and follow @iconeye on Instagram for more

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Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:00

Icon 149: Home

“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just that, looking at Barbara Bestor’s Dutch woonerf in LA, modernist villages in Essex and the details that bring a house to life

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 00:00

Stress toys: One-hit wonders

There is an entire industry of objects designed to be pulled, squeezed, bashed or smashed in a bid to relieve stress. Aleksandra Kingo photographed them for our latest issue, Sins

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Hannah Collins

Camden Arts Centre, London
4 July – 13 September 2015

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The street photographer’s images of Manchester’s poorest districts in the 1960s and 70s exposed the pressures on both the built environment and the communities living within it

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Monday, 13 July 2015 00:00

Bruno Drummond: Play hard

Photographer Bruno Drummond has made a series of formal studies juxtaposing construction materials and objects associated with leisure

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Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Dialogues: Photographs by Hélène Binet

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Until 21 September 2015

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