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Design

Superflux uses myth-inspired installations to speculate on possible futures

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Design Icon: How the Zippo lighter became an American design icon

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund

Design studio Flétta takes discarded materials and turns them into desirable new objects

Norman Foster curates new automobile exhibition at Guggenheim Bilbao

New platform Trampolín launches to nurture aspiring creatives




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Cities

Mecanoo-designed Manchester district completes

In Nice, a new neighbourhood covered in plants emerges

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

South Kensington installations propose greener London

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City


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Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality


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