The humble trainer is now the default footwear for all ages, nationalities and genders, accepted well beyond the sports field to the workplace, catwalk, and (most) nightclubs. So how has it stayed so fresh?
How London-based studio Made Thought incorporated sustainability and circularity into the core of their work, without sacrificing content or style.
The takeover was swift and efficient; today it's the fashion houses pushing the envelope during Milan Design Week.
The N01 chair is the result of Japanese and Danish design coming together in a Nendo and Republic of Fritz Hansen partnership, launched in Milan.
Bathroom giants VitrA and designer Terri Pecora are on a mission to reinvent the bathroom as shared, sociable environments families enjoy spending time in
With Salone del Mobile 2018 just around the corner, ICON picks out some of the top-trends Fiera-goers can expect to encounter at the design capital
Twenty-five years ago, a group of young, unknown Dutch designers took Milan by storm with a stance that was ‘anti-luxury, anti-formal and anti-product’. Their influence is still shaping European design practice two decades later
Davison Highley has a globally respected reputation for producing upholstered furniture of the highest calibre for a truly diverse spectrum of customers
Kvadrat is launching Solid Textile Board – a hard, flexible and, crucially, reusable material made purely from end-of-life fabrics and offcuts. Could this circular process spell the end of textile waste?
The new Cove lounge chair, by Foster + Partners, is designed for public areas and features integrating USB charging points
Swiss design has long been overshadowed by the country’s engineering prowess. Can a national drive to bring the two cultures together spawn a new era of innovation?
Designed by a youth group in Wealdstone, the Wealdstone Leg is a customisable modular furniture concept used to make public furniture for the local community.
The Designer of the Year at Maison & Objet 2018, Cecilie Manz talks to Icon about the New Scandinavian movement
The Design Museum’s influential Designers in Residence programme has much to celebrate in its 10th year. But with the discipline breaking out of its traditional role, the set-up is also facing new challenges
Starting out as graphic designers in Queensland, Truly Truly's fascination for industrial materials led them to three- dimensional space – and Rotterdam
Einstein's belief that time is an illusion is constantly challenged by an industry that exalts in clunking excess