Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:11

New issue – Icon 156: Pomophobia

In our latest issue – out now – John Jervis argues that postmodernism has left London with a pretty turgid legacy, while Hugh Pearman looks back at the greatest hits (and misses) of the inimitable Zaha Hadid

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Friday, 04 March 2016 00:00

Damoon

A new collection of tableware by Seoul-based designer Chaehoon Moon combines two great Korean traditions to keep food warm and fresh

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Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:00

Dalt wire storage

Jordi Iranzo offers a neat and stylish space-saving solution in cramped urban flats by moving storage units from the walls to the ceiling

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In the lead-up to Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair, we indulge in all things Scandi in our latest issue – examining everything from the enduring appeal of the region's furniture to the developers flying the flag for good design

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00

Sfera

The Japanese brand unites traditional craft and contemporary design in a range of homeware and furniture that is elegant yet playful

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Friday, 08 January 2016 00:00

New issue – Icon 152: Ones to watch

Fresh from ringing in the new year, we’re looking ahead to what lies in store for 2016, presenting fresh faces making a mark on design and architecture, as well as established names who seem to be hitting new highs

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Friday, 04 December 2015 00:00

New issue: Icon 151

From Lyon's experiment in public lighting, to Ireland's efforts to establish its international design reputation, our latest issue looks at the design that has a tangible impact on people's lives and moods

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Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:36

Al Tun Tun

A Valencian bistro updates the traditional French aesthetic with a light installation of 57 randomly arranged glass globes

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Friday, 06 November 2015 00:00

20 design words you should never use

From “artisanal” and “timeless” to, erm, "iconic", these words are the most slippery and overused in the design industry. Of course, we haven’t used any of them in our latest issue ...

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Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00

ICON 150: New mission, new attitude!

On the occasion of our 150th issue, we have totally rethought the content and design of the magazine. The new Icon is all about the objects and architecture of everyday life – whether innovative tech and fashion, or cities pushing up beautiful skylines. Take a look inside...

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Monday, 13 July 2015 00:00

Chmara.Rosinke: Nomads in residence

Polish duo Maciej Chmara and Ania Rosinke moved to Austria as students, stayed “by coincidence” and have made their home in Vienna. But their work, with its sense of community and DIY aesthetic, explores the restlessness, impermanence and inhospitability of life in modern cities

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