The Design Museum’s influential Designers in Residence programme has much to celebrate in its 10th year. But with the discipline breaking out of its traditional role, the set-up is also facing new challenges

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The V&A's blockbuster exibition reveals Ocean Liners as the most intense, total works of art that our culture has ever produced.

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 The US embassy’s move to Battersea says much aboutt he country’s standing in the world

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 16:13

D&AD Festival 2018

The Old Truman Brewery, London

24 April - 26 April 2018

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Andreas Gursky, Amin Taha, the new US London embassy, and the return of High-Tech superstructures: take a sneak peak inside our latest issue, hitting the shops February 28

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Thursday, 04 January 2018 17:39

Ian Nairn: Modern Buildings in London

This heady, informative guide shows Nairn at the pithy peak of his powers, before disillusionment and drink began to blunt his prose

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Sans Souci is bringing its stunning lighting installations in Bohemian glass to London for the first time at this year's Sleep

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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:38

Architecture of disaster

With Grenfell Tower, we are faced with a monument to loss and destruction, writes Eddie Blake

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Friday, 15 September 2017 06:00

Preview: London Design Festival

Icon has scoured the ups and downs of the design extravaganza to pull out the events that you would be a fool to miss

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We present some of the highlights of the upcoming London Design Festival, and consider whether the British capital can hold on to its creative community after Brexit

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The co-founder of Second Home spoke to Debika Ray as he launched a new space in Lisbon

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Working in borrowed spaces across the capital, London School of Architecture students focus on the continual transformation of the city centre and its infrastructure

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Monday, 19 June 2017 11:41

Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour

Design Museum, London
28 June — 24 September 2017

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Monday, 19 June 2017 11:38

Jerwood Makers Open

Jerwood Space, London
28 June — 27 August 2017

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Icon’s architecture correspondent identifies four major questions that will need to be addressed in the wake of last week’s disaster

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A full-scale reconstruction of Ryue Nishizawa’s Moriyama House lays the foundation for a thoughtful, ambitious show at the Barbican, writes Peter Smisek. But the absence of metabolism is a structural weakness

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The curator of Their Mortal Remains on how the band transformed expectations of rock concerts

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Gentrification, Tinder and teetotal teenagers seem to be killing off clubbing, but this London legend is keeping the party going, says Debika Ray

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Forty years ago, poverty, crime and de-industrialisation nearly killed off the West’s major cities. Today, an abundance of cash threatens to do a similar thing

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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 09:42

Affordable Art Fair

Hampstead Heath, London
11 – 14 May 2017

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