Explore ICON’s most-read design stories of 2022, including the top graphic designers from around the world to follow and the furniture pieces made from food waste, plus so much more
Photography by Adrien Dirand featuring Philippe Starck’s Miss Dior chairs
ICON shares the five most popular design stories of 2022 on iconeye.com based on the number of views each story received. See the full list below.
1. Editor’s picks: 11 highlights from Milan Design Week
Photography by Maxime Verret featuring Hermès
Fuorisalone and Salone del Mobile welcomed the design crowd back to Milan in 2022. ICON shares the latest news and inspiration from the world’s biggest design fair. Read the full story here.
2. From the Archive: A brief history of Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair
Photography courtesy of Knoll
First a student then a teacher at the Bauhaus, Marcel Breuer designed many innovative pieces. His Wassily chair is the most iconic. Read the full story here.
3. 10 graphic designers around the world you should follow
Photography courtesy of Vocal Type
We hand-picked 10 emerging graphic designers – from Beijing to Beirut – that are creating the most exciting work right now. Read the full story here.
4. 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. Read the full story here.
5. The designers using food waste to create furniture pieces
Photography by Emeli Höcks and Carolina Härdh
From oyster shells to orange peel, food waste could be the design material of the future. Read the full story here.
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