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Desert X AlUla, art, exhibition, art installation, design, saudi, iconeye, ICON magazine

Desert X AlUla places contemporary artworks amidst desert landscape

The second edition of the international art exhibition features 15 artists exploring ideas of mirage and oasis under the theme sarab

Design
24.03.22

Air and Architecture

[email protected] returns to the Truman Brewery for 2022 edition on April 13 & 14

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22.03.22

Design Icon: Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari's dizzyingly versatile body of work has always been hard to categorise. But he had the rare ability to alchemise the ordinary into something luminous, writes Rick Poynor

Design
22.03.22
Monotype Studio, 2022 Type Trends report, type, typography, branding, graphic design, iconeye, ICON magazine

Monotype Studio releases 2022 Type Trends report

The report uncovers how design reflects society, key trends in typography and branding, and how the creative world is adopting technology 

Design
17.03.22

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
naj austin, somewhere good, design, social media, icon magazine

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

Calligaris Group creates furniture for all contexts

Calligaris Group’s design-led products are created to suit and adapt to every environment, from residential to hospitality

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22.02.22

The graphic designers around the world you should follow

We hand-picked 10 emerging graphic designers – from Beijing to Beirut – that are creating the most exciting work right now

Design
10.02.22

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

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Enjoy the confidence of contactless hygiene in a smart, minimal design

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19.01.22

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

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

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


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


More

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

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


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