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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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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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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Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Marjan van Aubel: Hidden power

For Marjan van Aubel, the winner of this year’s London Design Medal for emerging talent, objects have to be as useful as possible. Which is why she has elevated the humble table and window into mini solar-power stations …

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