“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just that, looking at Barbara Bestor’s Dutch woonerf in LA, modernist villages in Essex and the details that bring a house to life
The Icon team was out and about at our home town’s biggest design event last week. Here is some of our coverage of the event
The fourth day of LDF brought some much-anticipated buzz from old favourites, but a brand-new design district – the first south of the Thames – is holding its own
An installation at Somerset House by Arik Levy and Tabanlioglu Architects is on display at Somerset House
This week, the producer of Dieter Rams furniture is focused on music that fi ts around furniture. In our current issue, we learned how it has built a business around selling less
At LDF today, we’ve been on the look-out for design with a clear purpose, as well as pondering the literary choices of some of our favourite creatives
A new venue, a new district and a host of established and emerging designers are part of this year’s line-up
Icon kicked off LDF by scoping out the festival’s main venues, as well as a few smaller shows we had our eye on. We also checked out the work of our next cover star...
Our October issue, available from 5 September, looks at the V&A's mannequins, Tate Britain's robots, Rogers' British Museum extension and the politics of designing the 9/11 museum exhibits
A chandelier reminiscent of scientific equipment, ceramics that resemble iced biscuits and products made of discarded glass are among the items on display at the cafe and gallery
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