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Canadian art studio Daily tous les jours reveals sculptural series Daydreamer

The contemporary benches combine music, light and design for a collective experience in public spaces

Design
15.12.22

From the Archive: A short history of the Anglepoise lamp

The recognisable Anglepoise lamp quickly became popular because of its mobility and simplicity

Design
14.12.22

Espoo Museum of Modern Art unveils its Kakkonen Collection of the finest Finnish glass and ceramics

Espoo’s EMMA art museum showcases a unique collection of exquisite Finnish glass and ceramics

Design
12.12.22

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

Taking inspiration from specific sculptures and installations, the groundbreaking artist layers pattern and multiple craft techniques to create a unique collection for Knoll Textiles

Design
01.12.22

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Entitled Exploding Fashion: from 2D to 3D animation and Mirror Mirror - Fashion & The Psych, the exhibitions explore the mystique of the fashion design process and how clothing shapes identity

Design
29.11.22

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

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Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

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 3 Days Of Design

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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




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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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ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

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

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Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

ICON reviews A Model: An Exhibition in Three Parts: Prelude

Editor’s Picks: Studies of a Bench explores materiality and form during 3 Days of Design

EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

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 3 Days Of Design

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