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Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

The biennale presents the works of internationally renowned artists such as Rineke Dijkstra, Anish Kapoor and Kara Walker and proposes alternative visions of the Mediterranean

Design
04.08.22

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Architect and designer André Fu was tasked with creating three site specific commissions including a major installation of modular seating

Design
25.07.22

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria

Set in the heart of Brera, the gallery has now reopened with a new name and look that celebrates the wacky, colourful world of Memphis

Design
21.07.22

Korea’s newest wave of artists land in London

The Coronet Theatre will present Tiger is Coming, a month-long season featuring the best of Korea’s contemporary art scene 

Design
19.07.22

We meet the Nordic designers bucking the minimalist trend

The clean lines of mid-century modernism and its successors are what we have come to associate with Nordic design. But there is another, more colourful, story that is less often told

Design
18.07.22

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

Today, the British Council, Do the Green Thing and Pentagram launch DesignKind, a collaborative project that explores climate justice through a racial lens

Design
04.07.22

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

When menswear designer Patrick Grant found his suppliers were going out of business, he took a radical decision. Now, Community Clothing is helping to put British manufacture back on the map

Design
29.06.22

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

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

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

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
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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
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ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Stockholm’s rising designer, Simon Skinner, builds on his Afro-Caribbean heritage to tell a broader story of Swedishness

Design
05.05.22
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Design studio Flétta takes discarded materials and turns them into desirable new objects

A decision to explore local waste material streams led an Icelandic studio to some new design discoveries

Design
27.04.22

Norman Foster curates new automobile exhibition at Guggenheim Bilbao

A new exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Motion: Autos, Art, Architecture, celebrates the artistic dimension of the automobile

Design
22.04.22
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New platform Trampolín launches to nurture aspiring creatives

Trampolín aims to democratise the creative industries by giving all people equal opportunity to realise their creative potential

Design
21.04.22

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023


Architects

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

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

AD Architecture reimagines an art and exhibition venue in Shiyihe

Mobile Architectural Office unveils low-carbon building in Paris

Architecture firm Atelier L’Abri designs all-white house in Québec

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world


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The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

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What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

A short history of the Bubble Chair

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