To mark World Bee Day 2020, IKEA's research lab has launched a democratic design platform for users to create design-oriented bee habitats.
For the last two decades Patricia Urquiola has been designing interiors, objects and buildings with her unique blend of formality and vibrancy.
By making us believe that everything is always available, supermarkets provoke the worst in times of shortage.
Tokyo 2020’s Olympic medals are custom designed and made from recycled electronics, a marked difference from the olive wreaths of just over a century ago
Too often regarded as the boring, bureaucratic capital of the European Union, Brussels is now also a destination for arts and cutting-edge collectable design.
A retrospective covering the life of Irish designer, architect and artist Eileen Gray is set to open in New York. Icon spoke to the exhibition's curator, Cloé Pitiot, to find out more
Philippe Starck based the designed for the translucent Ghost chair on a simple upholstered chair made popular in the eighteenth century by French King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette
At the Paris design fair, several emerging design brands are pushing their focus towards a form of sustainable creation, whether through upcycling, recycling or encouraging repair
The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day's post-war textiles owes as much to her organic, abstract graphics, as to her belief in affordable design for all.
As the festive season gets into full swing, we pick out a selection of the best design-led installations around the capital
A new book explores how protest movements increasingly turn to branding techniques to get their message out – and, more importantly – get people to take to the streets
The humble hoodie may have begun as a functional garment, but it has come to reflect the socio-economic and racial divides in contemporary society.