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Industry news and events - 9 April 2020

Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s weekly round-up

Published in News

Ivy Ross is in charge of Google's hardware design, and as such it's probably just a matter of time before you own one of her soft, discreet creations. Just don't think about the data harvesting...

Published in Features

From our cities to our homes, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf considers the increasing irrelevance of humans in the continual and independent interaction between objects

Published in Features

With the modular Google Ara mobile phone, the San Francisco-based technology designer and founder of New Deal Design hopes to challenge the culture of disposability that has developed around technology

Published in News
Friday, 19 August 2011 15:33

Data centres and secret servers

Data centres are the vast storehouses of all our digital traffic, yet security concerns dictate that they remain anonymous: featureless boxes unmarked by corporate logos and hidden in the landscape.

Published in Features
Friday, 29 January 2010 11:59

Design USA

A 10-year survey of American design at the Cooper Hewitt, New York, highlights its commercial colours.

Published in Review
Monday, 21 December 2009 10:55

The Book

It’s now 20 years since the death of the printed book.

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 05 August 2009 15:37

Google Street View UK

Google marches towards its destiny of total information awareness, bringing the all-seeing eye of Street View to 25 UK cities.

Published in Review