Thursday, 09 June 2016 00:18

Bank of America(ns)

Stockholm-based EssenInternational separates the stars from the stripes to make this American icon a little more social democratic

Published in Rethink
Friday, 03 June 2016 09:37

Selling Scandinavia

Paris auction house Artcurial launched its pioneering sales of classic Scandinavian design last year, but has the trend for Nordic collectibles peaked before it even got started?

Published in Features
Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00

Copenhagen airport

Denmark’s biggest airport maintains its reputation for stylish, rational design with its new expansion by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, writes Andrew Ayers

Published in News
Saturday, 20 February 2016 00:00

Overgaard & Dyrman

The Danish duo’s Wire furniture collection skilfully harnesses metalwork to saddlery, writes Allan Torp

Published in News
Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00

SoFo, Stockholm

In the lead-up to Stockholm Furniture Fair this week, Jonna Dagliden Hunt visited an old working-class area on the city's Södermalm island, where artists and designers have transformed the industrial buildings into one of the world’s hippest hangouts. Her articles and these photos by Christopher Hunt appear in our latest issue

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00

Highlights: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Emerging talent, in the Form Us With Love-designed “Greenhouse” space, and tableware made of sulfur were among the most intriguing displays at the Swedish capital’s annual exhibition

Published in News
Thursday, 11 February 2016 00:00

New Nordic design

At Maison&Objet in Paris last month, Icon caught up with six young Scandinavian designers to explore their practice, their similarities and differences and the future of design in the region

Published in Video

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

Published in Comment
Thursday, 28 January 2016 00:00

De Padova

Reinvigorated by its alliance with Boffi, the venerable Milanese brand is venturing outside the Italian market

Published in News
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 00:00

Öijared Hotel

Kjellgren Kaminsky has added a striking spruce-clad hotel to Gert Wingårdh’s country club in the southern Swedish countryside

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59

Snøhetta – World Architecture

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen
19 June – 27 September 2015

Published in Diary
Friday, 20 February 2015 12:02

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

There's something nasty in the flatpack furniture store ... Will Wiles enjoys a ghost story with a truly sinister setting

Published in Review
Friday, 13 February 2015 11:16

Preview: Arctic Design Week

The world's northern-most design festival will this year focus on devising solutions to the challenges of life in extreme conditions, says the event's organiser Päivi Tahkokallio – and the lessons learned may one day be important to us all

Published in News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 15:58

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

A superb exhibition in Weil am Rhein dispels the myth of Aalto as a Finnish romantic. His was a modernism without borders, writes Tim Abrahams

Published in Review
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:22

Kaari by the Bouroullecs

A steel triangle is the common element in the designers' set of furniture for Finnish brand Artek, launched this week in Stockholm. Read about the collection and watch our video interview with the French brothers

Published in News
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 14:55

Elements by Note Design Studio

The design practice has launched a series of lights for Swedish brand Zero at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Published in News
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:10

Chudy and Grase

In advance of their appearance at Stockholm Furniture Fair next week, the Copenhagen-based design duo told us about their latest collection: Strike, a series of lights that eliminate the need for a shade

Published in News
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 00:00

Hilda Hellström

Fascinated by the historical resonance of objects, the Swedish designer has created her own mythical artefacts

Published in News
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:00

Helsinki Design Week

This year’s edition of Helsinki Design Week examined the role of design both in the museum and in everyday life, while organising a range of more playful activities in the city

Published in Review
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 09:58

2014 launches by &Tradition

The Danish company has collaborated with All the Way to Paris, Sami Kallio and Studio Vit on a set of elemental rugs, lighting and furniture

Published in News
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