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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
30.06.23

The Triennale Milano celebrates 100 years with three exhibitions and a newly accessible archive

For its 2023 centenary, Triennale Milano has scheduled three core exhibitions followed by the unveiling of a new open archive space – the grand finale of an event which will not only look at the past 100 years but set the tone for its next 100

Design
26.06.23

Made Thought explores how visionary design can save the world with new journal

The London-based creative studio has published To Think Tomorrow, a compendium of 12 revealing interviews with some of the world’s pre-eminent futurists

Design
23.06.23

Rimowa’s Seit 1898 exhibition reflects on 125 years and the evolution of travel

The 3-stop touring exhibition guides visitors through the rapid evolution of travel that’s defined the times since the maison’s founding in Cologne

Design
21.06.23

Jolie Ngo tells ICON about her cyborgian work 3D printing ceramic objects

The Philadelphia-based designer talks to Vasia Rigou about her process and inspiration, the cyborgian nature of her work and cutting-edge technologies turning into tradition. Did we mention the future generation of robot potters?

Design
20.06.23

Editor’s Picks: 15 highlights from 3 Days of Design

Earlier this month, the design crowd arrived in Copenhagen to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the city's iconic 3 Days of Design. ICON shares the latest news and inspiration from the Danish capital

Design
19.06.23

Domus teams up with Yinka Ilori to unveil a vibrant new tile collection

Domus has joined forces with London-based multi-disciplinary artist and designer Yinka Ilori to create his debut tile collection Yinka Ilori x Domus

Design
16.06.23

10 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
13.06.23

London’s former Museum of Childhood is reborn as a creative powerhouse

This summer the former Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green is to reopen as the Young V&A, with a creative focus and a design that children played a part in refining

Design
06.06.23

An interview with Mimi Shodeinde on creating sculptural furniture and lighting for Miminat Designs

British Nigerian artist and designer Mimi Shodeinde is the founder of the London studio Miminat Designs. Her sculptural pieces for furniture, lighting and interior objects embody both the material and the poetic

Design
01.06.23

Arts Council Malta to present Urban Fabric by Open Square Collective at the London Design Biennale 2023

Urban Fabric, a large-scale installation that's informed by a deep-rooted appreciation of the need for sustainable design, will take over the central courtyard at Somerset House for its first presentation at the London Design Biennale 2023 

Design
31.05.23

Our highlights from London Craft Week 2023

Returning for its ninth edition earlier this month, London Craft Week once again brought together a wealth of local and global talent

Design
26.05.23

New York studio Particle recycles footwear into furniture and homeware designs

This Brooklyn-based label is paving its own sustainable path with furniture and homeware designs made from 100% recycled content 

Design
24.05.23

The ICON Guide to Clerkenwell Design Week 2023

Clerkenwell's favourite design festival returns from 23-25 May with hundreds of design-led events, exciting workshops, engaging talks, and more. Read on to discover ICON's guide to this year's edition of Clerkenwell Design Week

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22.05.23

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

A thoughtful selection of the latest lifestyle and design news, plus the creatives who are championing regenerative fashion

Design
19.05.23

Vitra, the Eames Office and Herman Miller unveil a limited-edition design with Steinberg Cat

Launched in 1950, the Eames Shell Chairs challenged the status quo. Honouring its design legacy, and in collaboration with the Eames Office and Herman Miller, Vitra is now producing a limited edition of 500 pieces

Design
16.05.23

Swedish label Sandqvist collaborates with Emmely Elgersma to bring Nordic style to London

The environmentally conscious accessories brand has become synonymous with forward-thinking design, and the newly revamped outpost in Soho, London, is no exception

Design
12.05.23

The must-see design and architecture events this spring

From the Venice Biennale of Architecture to Malmö's Southern Sweden Design Days, here are our top design, architecture and art highlights

Architecture
09.05.23

Lebond Watches collaborate with Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza on new minimalist watch

Taking its inspiration from the Leça Swimming Pool complex designed by Siza in 1966, the watch case was based on the square shape of the main pool

Architecture
05.05.23

Editor’s Picks: Relive all the highlights from Milan Design Week 2023

Couldn't make it to this year's Salone del Mobile and Milan Design Week? Rest assured as we look back at the highlights of this year's bustling fair and share what's happening on the global creative scene 

Design
01.05.23

Sustainable British furniture brand DEKA shows its global ambitions and desire to stand out from the crowd

Based in Folkestone but with global ambitions, this new furniture brand is bringing its own sustainable approach to design and manufacturing, with a collection of cool but functional pieces

Design
26.04.23

Editor's choice

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

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

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields

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




Architects

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

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

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

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy


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ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields

USM and Symbol Audio unveil new capsule collection of audio and record storage pieces

Shalini Misra’s new rug collection references the architectural beauty of India’s ancient stepwells


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ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

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

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields

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