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Virtual exhibition showcases experimental Danish design

The Mindcraft Project's new interactive show features ten inventive designers from Denmark

Design
17.03.21

Urban Sun installation claims to ‘clean’ public spaces of coronavirus

Aimed at enabling outdoor gatherings, the Studio Roosegaarde project cites effects of far-UVC light

Design
04.03.21

Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

A new book surveys the design of railway graphics – from logos to advertising – in 20th-century US

Design
26.02.21

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

In the fishing village of Shiroka, Casanova + Hernandez designed an inclusive public realm inspired by local carpet weaving 

Design
24.02.21

Studio Alt Shift designs California-inspired interiors and furniture for Vienna burrito bar

The studio's designs for Max & Benito, located in the Austrian capital, aim to evoke a coastal road trip

Design
02.02.21

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

The wooden furniture piece by Agata Nowak features an ‘offline pocket’ for smartphones, to help people disconnect

Design
19.01.21

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

Ten featured designers show the benefit of working with what exists, rather than creating anew

Design
13.01.21

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement

Developed by Interaction Research Studio, the DIY devices playfully connect those separated by the pandemic

Design
11.01.21

Shanghai high-rise swimming pool redesigned as co-working space

Local firm Linehouse transformed the sunken volume of the pool into a new amphitheatrical 'hearth'

Design
06.01.21

Gyms are a crime against design

The commercial cult of the body is invading our urban spaces, argues Edwin Heathcote

Design
19.12.20

Ultra-light carbon fibre wheelchair wins the Mobility Unlimited Challenge

UK-based design firm Phoenix Instinct will receive $1 million to bring the smart wheelchair to market

Design
18.12.20

Barcelona designers create knives to support local youth

The Table Knife Project brings together 28 design studios to raise funds for El Llindar Foundation

Design
11.12.20

Conceptual headpieces by Tosin Oshinowo and Chrissa Amuah rethink the face mask

The two designers collaborated on Freedom to Move, a collection 'to celebrate our joint humanity'

Design
04.12.20

Memphis and ‘serious play’: exhibition on radical design movement opens at MK Gallery

Memphis: Plastic Field brings the spirit of 1980s subversion to Milton Keynes

Design
03.12.20

Yinka Ilori launches debut homeware collection

The London designer has translated the joyful approach of his public works to a range of textiles and tableware for the home

Design
01.12.20

London’s modernist Sudbury Town station painted with artist’s map murals

Commissioned by Art on the Underground, a series of works by artist Lucy McKenzie celebrates the station's design history

Design
01.12.20

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

The designer's speculative vision turns the iconic street into a colourful, plant-filled public space

Design
23.11.20

3XN Architects designs chirping indoor air quality sensor 

Through the canary-inspired AirBird, the Danish design studio aims to give a tangible form to poor air quality in indoor environments 

Design
16.11.20

From duvet dresses to DIY hempcrete: the best graduate projects from Design Academy Eindhoven

Even without a physical graduation show, these students kept creative in lockdown

Design
12.11.20

First Hyperloop passenger ride takes place on BIG-designed Pegasus pod

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and Kilo Design for Virgin Hyperloop, the pod hosted the world-first passenger ride on the innovative transport mode

Design
11.11.20

Duffy London designs solar-powered bamboo water taxi

Developed for an Indonesian context, the Hari Pontoon could be used for more sustainable water-based public transport elsewhere

Design
06.11.20

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Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

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Architects

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Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

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


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The second edition Hospitality Innovation Summit Saudi Arabia & UAE by GBB Venture marks a new measure of excellence

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields