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Newly launched design label DEKA shows off its British craftsmanship

Design brand DEKA brings an individual vision and a thoughtful approach to sustainability to its new collection

Design
11.01.24

Milo Mcloughlin-Greening of Batch.Works on how we must change patterns of manufacturing

To truly bring about change we must foster entirely new ideas about how products are manufactured and consumed, writes Milo Mcloughlin-Greening of Batch.Works

Design
09.01.24

Philippe Malouin’s Bilboquet lamp is his first collaboration with the Italian brand

Philippe Malouin’s first collaboration with Italian brand Flos – for the creation of the Bilboquet table lamp – sparked a sequence of ‘idea tennis’ resulting in a lighting design that proves both playful and practical

Design
05.01.24

Falling for Beauty explores the career of the pioneer of the Wiener Werkstätte Josef Hoffmann

A new book and exhibition at the Art & History Museum in Brussels tells the story of the multi-faceted career of the pioneer of the Wiener Werkstätte, who designed everything from silver teapots to marble-clad mansions

Design
21.12.23

Furniture brand Meritalia presents new launch Shadow by Gaetano Pesce

Shadow, designed by Italian architect and design pioneer Gaetano Pesce for Meritalia, is an armchair that adapts to the body that sits on it

Design
12.12.23

Philippe Starck tells us about his couture furniture collection realised with Dior

When two of France’s greatest design names come together to create a furniture collection, how could it not live up to Philippe Starck’s desire to combine the best of the past and the best of the future?

Design
08.12.23

The dawn of the digital age has impacted on the ways colour is developed, applied and perceived

Futuristic online aesthetics are shifting our perceptions of the way we use colour in art and our everyday lives, writes colour trend forecaster Jane Boddy

Design
07.12.23

Constantin Prozorov brings his collage art to a collaboration with MINI

Collage artist Constantin Prozorov has joined forces with the design team at MINI in a collaboration that seeks to create a new digital-based visual language inspired by fashion and art for the automotive brand

Design
16.11.23

Hauser & Wirth’s new art exhibition in rural Somerset celebrates the gallery’s Swiss heritage

The hills of Somerset are alive for the rest of this year with the sights and sounds of Hauser & Wirth’s latest exhibition – an expansive and playful celebration of the gallery’s Swiss heritage. But its subversive approach to design and presentation is an attraction in itself

Design
06.11.23

Design Icon: &Tradition has released the Jørn Utzon’s classic 1947 lamp in a deep blue

Designed in 1947, the Danish architect's JU1 pendant lamp is part of a wider body of nature-influenced design work that deserves greater recognition

Design
02.11.23

Andreas Murkudis and Muller Van Severen unveil colourful collaboration at Store 77

Launching in Berlin next month, the exhibition aims to showcase the Belgian duo's work and celebrate their colourful worlds at the Berlin concept store

Design
30.10.23

Liaigre invites Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata to create site-specific intervention at converted Paris mansion

For Nest in Liaigre, Tadashi Kawamata creates a large nest by weaving wooden planks made from reclaimed furniture, further cementing Liaigre’s unique relationship with art, interiors and architecture

Design
23.10.23

Alessi teams up with Philippe Starck on the launch of its Poêle Collection

Following its debut at Salone del Mobile earlier this year, the duo now celebrate the official launch of its Poêle Collection in Paris

Design
20.10.23

BoConcept collaborates with Bjarke Ingels Group on new Nawabari collection

The collection's design, led by Partner and Head of BIG Products Jakob Lange, was inspired by the Japanese art form of Nawabari 

Design
18.10.23

8 design highlights from EDIT Napoli 2023

From decadent palazzos and ancient churches to subterranean artist studios nestled into the foothill Capodimonte, EDIT Napoli unleashed a thrilling spectacle of creativity and innovation

Design
17.10.23

Max Lamb brings new life to the humble cardboard box for new exhibition at Gallery FUMI

As he continues his ongoing exploration of the surprising possibilities of everyday materials, designer Max Lamb launches a new body of work, Boxes, that offers a new life after delivery for the cardboard box

Design
16.10.23

Take a journey through Toyama and meet its community of makers

Pantechnicon, London’s home for Nordic and Japanese creativity and craftsmanship, spotlights the artisans and makers of Toyama by celebrating the region with a selection of unique experiences

Design
11.10.23

Constantin Prozorov tells ICON about his collage art and latest collaboration with MINI

Perhaps best known for his immersive, avant-garde collages, honed to perfection at publishing company Condé Nast and later linked with esteemed fashion labels like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Moncler, Prozorov blends diverse elements to create new hyperrealities

Design
06.10.23

Artist Emma Louise Payne celebrates the launch of her first homeware collection

Ceramicist and artist Emma Louise Payne celebrates the launch of her first homeware collection, London Plane, a range of beautiful, handcrafted objects

Design
04.10.23

Beirut’s new design festival shows the city’s creative spirit is thriving

The emergence this autumn of We Design Beirut, a new design festival in Lebanon’s embattled capital, is an indicator of the city’s continuing creative energy and vibrant cultural scene

Design
02.10.23

Editor’s Picks: 5 highlights from Lake Como Design Festival

Taking its cue from nature, the vibrant design festival in northern Italy is a celebration of the local 

Design
22.09.23

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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3daysofdesign

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

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




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Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

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

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

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians


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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3daysofdesign

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

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