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New platform Trampolín launches to nurture aspiring creatives

Trampolín aims to democratise the creative industries by giving all people equal opportunity to realise their creative potential

Design
21.04.22
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Plastic: Remaking Our World examines the history and future of a controversial material

The exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum brings together objects of the pop era as well as contemporary designs and smart concepts for waste reduction 

Design
20.04.22
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Emma Scully Gallery celebrates 30th Anniversary of Jane Atfield’s RCP2 Chair

The British designer's striking piece of furniture is made exclusively from consumer waste recycled plastics

Design
12.04.22
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Poltrona Frau celebrates 110th Anniversary with mark-making artist Felipe Pantone

Argentine-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone has reinvented the brand’s iconic Archibald armchair in the style of boundary-pushing art

Design
08.04.22
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The Eames Institute brings Ray and Charles Eameses’ legacy of creative problem-solving to future generations

The formation of the Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity, a new nonprofit organisation, aims to bring the lessons of Ray and Charles Eames to those looking to solve today’s most challenging issues

Design
06.04.22
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Adam Nathaniel Furman designs hand-blown glass collection for BEIT Collective

The two new collections, Chess and Phoenician, are brought to life by skilled artisans, in homage to Lebanese traditions

Design
05.04.22

Digital gallery Adorno teams up with Southern Sweden Design Days to unveil new collection Proximity

Organised by Form/Design Center, Southern Sweden Design Days will showcase a selection of new work from ten designers and studios

Design
31.03.22
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Desert X AlUla places contemporary artworks amidst desert landscape

The second edition of the international art exhibition features 15 artists exploring ideas of mirage and oasis under the theme sarab

Design
24.03.22

Design Icon: Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari's dizzyingly versatile body of work has always been hard to categorise. But he had the rare ability to alchemise the ordinary into something luminous, writes Rick Poynor

Design
22.03.22
Monotype Studio, 2022 Type Trends report, type, typography, branding, graphic design, iconeye, ICON magazine

Monotype Studio releases 2022 Type Trends report

The report uncovers how design reflects society, key trends in typography and branding, and how the creative world is adopting technology 

Design
17.03.22

Curatorial team unveiled for British Pavilion at the 2023 Venice Biennale

The British Council has announced the curatorial team that will represent Great Britain at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

Design
14.03.22

Have A Butchers and Hempstead May & May Print launch charity sale to raise funds for Ukraine

Set up by two East London studios and featuring 55 photographic prints, proceeds will be donated to the British Red Cross, Ukraine Crisis Appeal

Design
09.03.22
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NGV and Melbourne Art Foundation announce the launch of Melbourne Design Fair

March sees the inauguration of Melbourne’s collectible design fair, the first of its kind in Australia

Design
08.03.22
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Somewhere Good creates more nurturing digital spaces

How can we rethink digital spaces – and design a better kind of social media? Somewhere Good, a new initiative from entrepreneur Naj Austin, attempts to do just that

Design
07.03.22

Patricia Urquiola designs Haworth Hotel in Michigan

The Milan-based architect and designer has applied her love of colour and comfort to the project in the US city of Holland

Design
02.03.22

Inside Outside retrospective opens at MAXXI with giant curtain installation

70 of the landscape design practice's projects are presented in a striking outdoor installation in Rome

Design
28.02.22

V&A launches 10-year project exploring sustainable materials

Make Good: Rethinking Material Futures includes annual displays celebrating sustainable design

Design
25.02.22

Design Museum celebrates sustainable fashion designer Bethany Williams

The London-based designer transforms waste material and collaborates with communities

Design
22.02.22

Mary Katrantzou designs first tile range

In the 'Victorian' collection for Villeroy & Boch, the Greek fashion designer draws inspiration from postage stamps and butterfly collecting

Design
03.02.22

Design Museum announces Netflix exhibition this summer

The exhibition in London will celebrate Netflix's 'design journey' since its launch in 1997

Design
01.02.22

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

The designer's minimal works for the community-focused church aim to honour its original materiality

Design
25.01.22

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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

Fermob’s Garden Office collection : A revolution for well-being at work outside

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




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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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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

Fermob’s Garden Office collection : A revolution for well-being at work outside

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