Thursday, 20 September 2018 07:34

The sun sets in the East

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Monday, 17 September 2018 10:44

LDF: Best showroom events

LDF is back and with it the busiest schedule of events in the London design calendar. Here is a selection of some of the best talks and events taking place in showrooms across the city

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018 09:50

London Design Festival 2018: Icon favourites

Icon has sifted through every upcoming event on the London Design Festival schedule and picked out only the brightest diamonds 

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Joining LDF for the second time since its move to Kensington, the Design Museum is filling its paraboloid hall with designs that look towards the future

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Serving once more as the London Design Festival’s central hub, the V&A is hosting several monumental installations, numerous workshops and dozens of other events. We picked some highlights.

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Friday, 01 September 2017 06:00

100% Design Preview: Design London at LDF

We pick-out some of the most exciting brands showing their work at 100% Design's exhibition focused on high-quality design and craftsmanship

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Monday, 21 August 2017 06:00

Photo competition: Elements of design

Icon teams up with 100% Design and Picfair to find the next top architecture and design photographer

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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 08:19

LDF: Installations at the V&A

Mathieu Lehanneur and Glithero fill two contrasting spaces to mesmerising effect

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Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:00

Icon 149: Home

“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

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Wednesday, 30 September 2015 00:00

Review: London Design Festival

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

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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

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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00

Tabanlioglu Architects

An installation at Somerset House by Arik Levy and Tabanlioglu Architects is on display at Somerset House

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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00

Vitsoe: Listening Room

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

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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

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Monday, 21 September 2015 00:00

Preview: London Design Festival

A new venue, a new district and a host of established and emerging designers are part of this year’s line-up

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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...

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Friday, 19 September 2014 13:07

Crest by Zaha Hadid

Watch the Crest bridge being installed at the V&A

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Thursday, 04 September 2014 11:21

Icon 136: Museums

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

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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:43

19 Greek Street

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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Friday, 14 September 2012 11:57

Icon’s “little yellow book” is back

The Icon Design Trail is a highly influential guide to the best events and shows during the London Design Festival, (LDF). This leading independent guide is the essential accessory for all discerning festival visitors. Pick up your copy at the festival or download the free App now.

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