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Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Working in rainbow-bright colours and bold patterns, Yinka Ilori puts a welcome face on public spaces, giving the city back its sense of fun

Design
22.06.22

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Kohler returned to Milan Design Week with a Fuorisalone Award winning immersive art experience in partnership with artist-designer, Daniel Arsham

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16.06.22

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

What if fashion could capture carbon instead of being a major contributor to the world’s emissions? Post Carbon Lab designer DJ Lin explains the studio’s research into algae-based textiles

Design
16.06.22

Editor’s picks: 11 highlights from Milan Design Week

Last week, Fuorisalone and Salone del Mobile welcomed the design crowd back to Milan. ICON shares the latest news and inspiration from the world's biggest design fair

Design
15.06.22

Jerusalem Design Week showcases Israeli and international designers

The eleventh edition of Jerusalem Design Week takes place in the Hansen House Center for Design, Media and Technology, from 23 - 30 June 2022

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14.06.22

The Swedish creatives at the forefront of sustainable thinking

A celebration of Nordic design, this year's Stockholm Creative Edition showcased the Swedish designers and brands working towards a better future

Design
09.06.22

Philippe Starck reinvents iconic Medallion chair for Milan Design Week

Dior Maison has invited Philippe Starck to reimagine a classic icon. The result, Miss Dior, is now on show at Palazzo Citterio for Milan Design Week

Design
08.06.22

Kohler and Daniel Arsham bring experiential art to Milan Design Week

Kohler, a global lifestyle brand and leader in kitchen and bath products, returns to Milan Design Week with an immersive art experience in partnership with artist-designer, Daniel Arsham

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07.06.22

Discover Arper’s Project of Living and recreate the hospitality of home, anywhere

Arper joins the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile in Milan from 7-12 June to showcase new collections by Doshi Levien and Altherr Désile Park

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07.06.22

Achromia by India Mahdavi is an exploration of form in the absence of colour

The new commission by Carwan Gallery is a reflection on the link between Mahdavi’s work and the erasure of colour from classical art and architecture

Design
06.06.22

Matter by Norwegian Presence to showcase emerging talent at Milan Design Week 2022

Inside Brera’s Galleria Milano, 10 leading design talents and projects will show their nature-inspired pieces that define Norwegian design today

Design
31.05.22

Public sculpture on display in Riga invites visitors to explore outdoor art

A Cloud of blue Mist, an eye-catching art installation, combines public art, play and placemaking on the southern outskirts of Riga

Design
30.05.22

Superflux uses myth-inspired installations to speculate on possible futures

The studio's exploration of myth and renewal offers us a new perspective on the climate crisis

Design
20.05.22

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

RAK Ceramics will host a captivating interview with ICON at Clerkenwell Design Week

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18.05.22

The 10th CODAawards honours extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural and public spaces

There is still time to enter the 10th edition of the CODAawards

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16.05.22

Great design never tasted so good

The SmokeFire Wood Fired Pellet Grill STEALTH Edition, is a sleek, distinctive black-on-black aesthetic addition to Weber’s barbecuing options

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13.05.22

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

Ideal Standard’s Linda-X range celebrates the brand’s iconic design heritage, while also incorporating contemporary influences and technology

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12.05.22

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Crafted with sinuous curves, the new launch will be on show in Milan during Fuorisalone 2022, together with a site-specific installation at Alcova

Design
11.05.22

Design Icon: How the Zippo lighter became an American design icon

The trustworthy Zippo lighter is known for its classic design, fail-safe flame and for the way it symbolises American style, masculinity and rebelliousness

Design
10.05.22
Canada, First Nation art, architecture, Caroline Monnet, iconeye, ICON magazine

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

First Nations people in Canada have long suffered from unacceptable housing conditions – and that needs to change, writes Caroline Monnet

Design
06.05.22

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

When Axel Springer, the global media and technology company decided to move from print to digital media, its new building needed to act as a symbol and a tool of this transition.

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05.05.22

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality