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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

What if brand experiences were designed to trigger emotions?

Thinking beyond the instagrammable, what if spaces were designed to trigger specific emotions, such as hope? Or a sense of calm, intrigue, surprise? Creative Director of LOVE, Russell Ashdown, shares his thoughts

Design
25.04.23

ICON: Milan Design Week 2023 Guide

Uncovering the best of Milan Design Week 2023, ICON’s city guide provides design lovers with a simple overview of what’s happening during one of the most exciting weeks in the design calendar

Design
18.04.23

Meet Belgium’s new designers from this year’s upcoming edition of SaloneSatellite

Held during Salone del Mobile.Milano, and dedicated to designers under 35, the SaloneSatellite will see 13 Belgian studios present their work at Belgium is Design exhibition

Design
17.04.23

The Design Museum shows the work of China’s most prominent contemporary artist through the prism of design

As an artist and activist Ai Weiwei has received global recognition. Now a new London exhibition is taking a closer look at his work through the lens of design

Design
11.04.23

Milan Design Week: 5 exhibitions and events not to miss

Showcasing collectible design, immersive installations and the finest craftsmanship, ICON shares what not to miss at the world’s biggest design fair from 18-23 April

Design
06.04.23

Finland’s Antti and Vuokko Nurmesniemi are celebrated at Design Museum Helsinki

Designing everything from electricity pylons to circular dresses, the husband and wife duo individually and together played a big part in Finnish design history. Now a new exhibition at Design Museum Helsinki is showing their work to a new generation

Design
30.03.23

Panoptikum Collections and Valery Kuznetsov put a quirky spin on storage design with their new launch BUGS

The Ukrainian studio has captured the industry's attention with their fresh designs and quirky collectible objects

Design
23.03.23

New exhibition Mirror Mirror: Reflections on Design at Chatsworth is now open

The exhibition places contemporary works in direct relationship to the historic design at Chatsworth, creating unexpected connections between past and present

Design
20.03.23

Marsèll and Carsten Nicolai invite viewers to explore the unknown with new installation Transmitter / Receiver

Originally produced for the Haus der Kunst gallery in Munich, the site-specific installation will return during Milan Art Week next month

Design
16.03.23

The sixth edition of COLLECTIBLE brings together the best in contemporary design

The international fair for collectible design returns from 9-12 March in a new landmark venue, the Sheds of Tour & Taxis in Brussels

Design
08.03.23

Aalto University graduate Irene Purasachit creates practical new products from discarded flower waste

Former Helsinki local Irene Purasachit explores the potential of turning unwanted flowers into environmentally responsible materials

Design
02.03.23

Sabine Marcelis on materials, colour and her major collaboration with IKEA

With a new lighting collection for IKEA, the Rotterdam-based designer’s distinctive approach to material and colour is very much of the moment

Design
27.02.23

Editor’s picks: 10 highlights from Stockholm Design Week 2023

Last week saw the design world take over the city of Stockholm to celebrate the return of the much-loved Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture Fair. ICON shares the latest news and inspiration

Design
17.02.23

Natural Connections is a playful exploration of materiality and our relation to nature

Now on display at Matadero Madrid, as part of Madrid Design Festival 2023, the exhibition focuses on three sustainable American hardwoods

Design
14.02.23

The essential steps to designing with empathy

The continued success of Finnish design and architecture is empathy, says Hanna Laikola

Design
06.02.23

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Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

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

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Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

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

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

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

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

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