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Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Salone del Mobile, the British designer hosts '24 Hours in Milan'

Design
13.04.21

Morag Myerscough’s new installation in London champions hope and joy

The colourful bamboo structure, titled See Through, is part of the Wander Art trail and responds to the impact of the pandemic

Design
09.04.21

Crimes Against Design: Downing Street’s briefing room

At a cost of £2.6m, the UK government's new press briefing room is nothing more than a vanity project, argues Matthew Ponsford

Design
31.03.21

Quarta & Armando designs Shanghai nightclub for post-pandemic cultural revival

The design and architecture studio used light and material to create an immersive clubbing experience

Design
26.03.21

Note Design Studio rethinks the public bench

The studio's new flexible system of urban furniture is designed to accommodate the outdoor social life tentatively anticipated in the post-lockdown era

Design
26.03.21

Why on earth are we so obsessed with terrazzo?

From Instagram-friendly bathrooms to gimmicky phone cases, terrazzo has become nothing short of a viral design trend

Design
19.03.21

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

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Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

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

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness




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

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

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

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

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A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

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

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Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

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

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness