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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

The designer and eyewear brand unveiled the Lens Light collection during this year’s London Design Festival

Design
22.09.20

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

The design studio created an unusual kit of parts for outdoor adolescent education at The Grayson School in Pennsylvania

Design
17.09.20

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Located on the steps of Waltham Forest College, the colourful intervention is part of the new local William Morris Design Line

Design
15.09.20

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Debuted with a special film as part of London Design Festival, Broom's new chair is influenced by classical music and mid-century design

Design
14.09.20
variety of streetlight designs for los angeles by project room

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

The design studio’s 'bouquet' concept offers variety and flexibility to street lighting in the city

Design
11.09.20

Virgil Abloh unveils artwork in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz

The fashion designer has redesigned the classic G-Class SUV with Mercedes-Benz chief design officer Gorden Wagener

Design
09.09.20
airport digitally manipulated photograph by Cássio Vasconcellos

Crowded aerial photographs re-imagined for a post-COVID landscape

Cássio Vasconcellos’ digitally-manipulated photographs take on a new meaning after the pandemic

Design
03.09.20
Milan Magis Stand Salone 2

Will design weeks survive the pandemic?

Writer and curator Max Fraser goes head to head with designer and author Seetal Solanki on the future of design weeks

Design
01.09.20

Cluster Crafts returns to London this October

The affordable craft fair will hold its fourth edition at Bermondsey's Ugly Duck

Design
24.08.20

Tate St Ives to stage Haegue Yang’s Strange Attractors

This autumn, the Tate St Ives will host ‘Strange Attractors’ by celebrated South Korean artist Haegue Yang

Design
20.08.20

Pablo Reinoso’s benches are both organic and otherworldly

An exhibition at Waddington Custot will celebrate the sculptor's exploration of our complicated relationship with nature

Design
14.08.20
portrait of kg nilson

Artist KG Nilson creates home and fashion capsule for ARKET

The retailer’s collaboration with the Swedish visual artist marks the first in a series of collections produced with Nordic-region creators

Design
12.08.20
Design for Pure Skies Zones

With Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode designs the future of hygienic air travel

A new concept from the international design company facilitates touch-free plane journeys post-Covid

Design
05.08.20

Stiliyana Minkovska donates her Ultima Thule collection to St Thomas’ Hospital

The alternative birthing suite, designed by architect and designer Stiliyana Minkovska, is now at St Thomas' Hospital

Design
04.08.20
Alexagate jamming device on top of an echo dot

The Alexagate aims to stop Amazon’s background listening

This newly developed add-on accessory uses ultrasonic technology to jam the tech giant from recording conversations.

Design
28.07.20
Curtain III by Bigtime Studio

Exploring eclecticism in the French design scene

A new collection of innovative products demonstrates that French design isn’t only concerned with heritage and classicism.

Design
24.07.20

19 Chairs project calls on designers to reimagine seating for older people

Designer brothers Tom and Will Butterfield turned wasted hours during lockdown into a design project, enlisting industry greats to reinvent seating for older people.

Design
29.06.20

How an underwater museum is using design to platform reef conversation

ICON speaks to British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, who has sunk a 165 tonne greenhouse in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef to offer experiential learning about reef restoration.

Design
11.06.20

New Designers goes digital for Class of 2020

Design
10.06.20

Artist Barney McCann visualises new life forms using artificial intelligence

Design
08.06.20

Bubbles and brushes: how designers envisage the future of hand sanitiser

Design
28.05.20

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