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Curatorial team unveiled for British Pavilion at the 2023 Venice Biennale

The British Council has announced the curatorial team that will represent Great Britain at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

Design
14.03.22

Have A Butchers and Hempstead May & May Print launch charity sale to raise funds for Ukraine

Set up by two East London studios and featuring 55 photographic prints, proceeds will be donated to the British Red Cross, Ukraine Crisis Appeal

Design
09.03.22
australia, australian design, design, emerging designer, melbourne design week, ICON magazine

NGV and Melbourne Art Foundation announce the launch of Melbourne Design Fair

March sees the inauguration of Melbourne’s collectible design fair, the first of its kind in Australia

Design
08.03.22
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Somewhere Good creates more nurturing digital spaces

How can we rethink digital spaces – and design a better kind of social media? Somewhere Good, a new initiative from entrepreneur Naj Austin, attempts to do just that

Design
07.03.22

Patricia Urquiola designs Haworth Hotel in Michigan

The Milan-based architect and designer has applied her love of colour and comfort to the project in the US city of Holland

Design
02.03.22

Inside Outside retrospective opens at MAXXI with giant curtain installation

70 of the landscape design practice's projects are presented in a striking outdoor installation in Rome

Design
28.02.22

V&A launches 10-year project exploring sustainable materials

Make Good: Rethinking Material Futures includes annual displays celebrating sustainable design

Design
25.02.22

Design Museum celebrates sustainable fashion designer Bethany Williams

The London-based designer transforms waste material and collaborates with communities

Design
22.02.22

Mary Katrantzou designs first tile range

In the 'Victorian' collection for Villeroy & Boch, the Greek fashion designer draws inspiration from postage stamps and butterfly collecting

Design
03.02.22

Design Museum announces Netflix exhibition this summer

The exhibition in London will celebrate Netflix's 'design journey' since its launch in 1997

Design
01.02.22

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

The designer's minimal works for the community-focused church aim to honour its original materiality

Design
25.01.22

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

The Bodyheat project at SWG3 shows how designing renewable energy systems can be fun, too

Design
18.01.22

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

The young furniture designer receives the inaugural Ralph Saltzman Prize, a new award that celebrates emerging designers

Design
14.01.22

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

The new, circular version of the iconic 501 jeans is another step in the fashion industry's reckoning with its environmental footprint

Design
14.01.22

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

The collaborative public space project in Billund, made from blocks of pink marble, includes a 'play contract' carved into the stones

Design
12.01.22

The best design projects of 2021

From skate parks to algae clothing, we round up the best installations, innovations and spatial transformations of the year

Design
29.12.21

‘Freedom Skatepark’ opens in Accra

The new skating space, delivered by design studio Limbo Accra, is the first phase of creating a major youth cultural centre in the city

Design
15.12.21

Prague underpass transformed into colourful skate park

Using minimal interventions, U / U Studio has turned a neglected space into a new community asset

Design
09.12.21

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

The interactive installation outside the National Gallery of Victoria references Australia's pink salt lakes

Design
07.12.21

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

The brand associated with plastic bricks and play goes all serious and sustainable. Is this a grand return to the company's wooden roots?

Design
01.12.21

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

For the Off-White founder, everything creative was political. Here we publish our interview with the late design polymath from Spring 2021

Design
29.11.21

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Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue