19 Chairs project calls on designers to reimagine seating for older people
Designer brothers Tom and Will Butterfield turned wasted hours during lockdown into a design project, enlisting industry greats to reinvent seating for older people.
Does design hold the answer to later-life loneliness?
It may not be an infectious disease, but loneliness is an epidemic that has significant consequences for health and disproportionately affects older people. Eugene Marchese, founder and CEO of Guild Living, believes that residential designs appropriate for later life could be the remedy.
Heatherwick Studio's Maggie's Centre champions biophilic design in healing spaces
The award-winning design and architecture studio has completed work on its Maggie's Centre design with a focus on 'healthy' materials.
How an underwater museum is using design to platform reef conversation
ICON speaks to British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, who has sunk a 165 tonne greenhouse in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef to offer experiential learning about reef restoration.