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Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair

Yngve Ekström’s 1956 Lamino chair is a well-loved classic of Swedish design. Now it has been given a new lease of life by emerging design studio Lab La Bla

Design
24.11.22

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

What if fashion could capture carbon instead of being a major contributor to the world’s emissions? Post Carbon Lab designer DJ Lin explains the studio’s research into algae-based textiles

Design
23.11.22

The Carpenters’ Line at Japan House London showcases 1300 years of woodworking mastery from Hida

The new exhibition explores the art of master woodworking from Japan’s well-known region, highlighting both traditional and contemporary practices

Design
15.11.22

From the Archive: A short history of the Sony Walkman

Long before the iPod was on the scene, Sony’s portable cassette player The Walkman changed the way people listen to music

Design
15.11.22
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The designers using food waste to create furniture pieces

From oyster shells to orange peel, food waste could be the design material of the future

Design
07.11.22

JOY launches exclusive chair for multi-brand retailer Très Bien in London

Swedish design brand JOY Objects joined forces with Très Bien in Soho to launch Snow & Chartreuse, a new colourway of CHAIR ONE, exclusively for Très Bien

Design
28.10.22

Greek artist Andreas Angelidakis transforms the historic Espace Niemeyer in first solo exhibition

Commissioned by Audemars Piguet Contemporary, Center for the Critical Appreciation of Antiquity is the artist's largest and most ambitious artwork to date

Design
25.10.22

PROWL Studio is searching for ways to create a more positive future

Baillie Mishler and Lauryn Menard of Oakland-based PROWL Studio set out a manifesto for future-facing design

Design
18.10.22

Tschabalala Self unveils large bronze seated sculpture with Avant Arte in London’s Coal Drops Yard

The American artist revealed her first public artwork with digital platform Avant Arte, which will explore ideas around taking up space in the public realm

Design
14.10.22

Design Museum to bring the story of Surrealism in design for first time in a major new exhibition

Opening on 14th October, Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924 – Today will survey the ground-breaking Surrealism movement and how it not only revolutionised art, but also design

Design
11.10.22

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Goldsmiths CCA will present the first ever survey exhibition of Ruggeri’s work who was a unique figure of Italian postmodernism

Design
07.10.22

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

As Maison&Objet returned from 7-11 September, ICON shares some of the best highlights of this year's edition, the rising stars of design to watch and much more

Design
28.09.22

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

During this year's London Design Festival, adidas showcased how the brand is driving its sustainability journey forward

Design
27.09.22

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

The prolific designer, who just spoke at this year's edition of Design London, sat down with ICON to give us a glimpse into her world 

Design
26.09.22

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

Imaginary buildings and structures are on the cover of ICON’s autumn issue. We caught up with multidisciplinary artist Marco Oggian ahead of Design London, for a glimpse into his imagination

Design
22.09.22

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Swedish lift company Aritco has teamed up with artist and cross-disciplinary creative Evelina Kroon who is an up-and-comer we’re watching closely

Design
17.09.22

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Curated by Katie Richardson, Discussions at Design London features four days of compelling headline talks, trend forecasts and panel discussions with both leading designers and rising stars of the design world

Design
16.09.22

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

This August sees the inaugural edition of a brand-new design festival, set to become an annual fixture on the international design calendar

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10.08.22

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

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MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

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

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

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

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza