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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

‘Take us into account when designing public space’: young Londoners launch new campaign

In Brent, London's Borough of Culture 2020, young people kick off a campaign calling for more inclusive public spaces

Design
06.11.20

Morag Myerscough’s ‘A NEW NOW’ lands in Paris

The British designer intends the tall and colourful street installation to bring everyday positivity to the French capital amid the pandemic

Design
27.10.20

Unique service tackling homelessness launched in Lewisham

Social enterprise ProxyAddress, created by architect Chris Hildrey, has launched a pilot in the south London borough

Design
23.10.20

RNIB’s Design for Everyone campaign unveils first pregnancy test for those with sight loss

A new tactile device is part of the Royal National Institute of Blind People's campaign to promote accessible design

Design
22.10.20

This Hong Kong kindergarten is designed as an indoor playground

Local architecture studio Eureka created the Playwall project to help children learn through play

Design
20.10.20

New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

The Tip Ton RE has been developed by Vitra using recycled plastic material 

Design
15.10.20

The 30 designers turning waste material into new products

New book Wasted by Katie Treggiden showcases the people and projects challenging the 'take-make-waste' model of the design industry

Design
08.10.20
Moniker store oslo - branding and design by snohetta - icon eye

Snøhetta creates colourful universe for Norwegian fashion store Moniker

The design studio has created a series of saturated interiors for Moniker's Oslo store as well as a new concept for its graphic and digital branding

Design
07.10.20

‘Objects influence our actions’: designer Mac Collins on his Iklwa furniture collection

The emerging British designer collaborated with Benchmark for his narrative-infused, first-ever consumer collection

Design
06.10.20

Japanese and Nordic design hub Pantechnicon opens in London

A historic building in Belgravia has been transformed by Farrells to host a new design, food and retail destination celebrating Japanese and Nordic cultures

Design
30.09.20

Layer’s Sequel Seat is designed for cinema-going in a post-Covid world

The premium cinema seat features antibacterial fabric and built-in UV lights

Design
29.09.20

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

A new book from Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley explores the design evolution of Japanese flower arranging

Design
24.09.20

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

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Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

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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