We present some of the highlights of the upcoming London Design Festival, and consider whether the British capital can hold on to its creative community after Brexit

Published in Comment
Thursday, 02 February 2017 00:26

Rethinking Brexit

The UK’s journey into the unknown needs a more upbeat identity. And almost certainly some warm socks. Hamburg-based studio Karl Anders helps out its estranged neighbours

Published in Rethink

In our latest issue, we look at how Barber & Osgerby’s consultancy arm is reinventing the design business model and meet Grafton Architects, the curators of the next Venice Architecture Biennale

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For decades, the built landscape of Britain has been shaped by European funding. So how will future historians view the ruins of the EU era, asks Tim Abrahams?

Published in Features
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:48

Icon 162: Electric dreams – out now

In our latest issue, we meet the designers rethinking the aesthetics of technology and assess the architectural legacy of the European Union in Britain

Published in Comment
Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:47

Exclusive: OMA on the European Union

The Dutch architecture practice is designing a Brexit installation for the opening of London’s Design Museum. Partner-in-charge Reinier de Graaf reflects on how the practice’s engagement and views have evolved since its first EU barcode flag in 2001

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In the lead-up to the event’s opening on 6 September, its director and former Icon editor Christopher Turner spoke to us about diplomacy, Brexit and salsa dancing

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