He began his career by destroying pianos with John Cage before becoming a pioneer of video art. Nam June Paik's work was often absurd, but always technologically inquisitive

Published in Features

Recycled plastic comes to life in Pentatonic x Snarkitecture's new sustainable design collaboration

Published in Video
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:41

Video Home System

We saw the 80s and 90s through VHS. Our memories will always need the tracking adjusted

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00

Keiichi Matsuda: Total digital overload

The designer's films offer a glimpse into a nightmarish sci-fi future in which every surface, appliance and inch of peripheral vision fizzes with data – an onslaught that might be just a couple of years away. Designers, he says, must shape this world – or be shaped by it

Published in Features
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 15:10

Video + Random International

For Icon’s Weather issue, Random International – designers of the extraordinary Rain Room installation at the Barbican’s Curve ­– chose five things that echo their minimalist ethos. Here are their picks, plus a short film on the project by Gramafilm.

Published in Five Most Wanted