Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:38

Reinventing the chair: Martino Gamper interview

Furniture designer Martino Gamper talks to design critic Alice Rawsthorn about his creative practice across exhibition design, interiors and designing mass-produced products for major furniture brands.

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Royal College of Art-trained designer-slash-artist Yasmeen Sabri has been creating a ‘f*** you to the white cube’
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Thursday, 03 January 2019 09:36

Final call for Ventura Future 2019

There are two weeks left to enter Ventura Future 2019, the design competition for 'revolutionary, innovative, ground-breaking' work
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Brazil's Aleph Zero broke onto the international scene by winning the RIBA International Prize in November
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Pioneering fashion designer Hussein Chalayan sits down with Icon to discuss bodies, cultural influences and what can fashion learn from design
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London's Design Museum has chosen four innovative designers for the 2018 installment of its 'Designers in Residence' programme
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Designed by Portuguese Pritzker-winner Álvaro Siza to house a collection of Bauhaus and 20th-century artefacts. How is this helping to revive China’s contemporary design scene?
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Detroit, 10 years on. The crash left Motor City bankrupt. Now a Unesco City of Design, can local creatives drive its rebirth? 
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Homes that ebb and flow with changing lifestyles are hitting the headlines
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As the young studio prepares for its biggest commission so far at Biennale Interieur, we ask what they will make of a bigger stage
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Friday, 07 December 2018 09:50

Olafur Eliasson's Ice Watch comes to London

London becomes the third city to be visted by Eliasson's melting marvels
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The Shanghai-based furniture maker explains why the city has always lured creative people
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Technology could take us delicious or downright disgusting places.

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Neil Armstrong’s ‘giant leap’ came from the step of an awkward alien spacecraft that was at home on neither Earth nor moon
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Gaze with wonder on the 'architectural abominations' carved by some of New York's major firms
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Tuesday, 24 July 2018 14:21

The women driving Dubai Design Week

Dubai Design Week is the biggest the most commercial of the Middle Eastern design fairs, and the two women running the main events mean business

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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...

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The humble trainer is now the default footwear for all ages, nationalities and genders, accepted well beyond the sports field to the workplace, catwalk, and (most) nightclubs. So how has it stayed so fresh?

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How London-based studio Made Thought incorporated sustainability and circularity into the core of their work, without sacrificing content or style. 

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The takeover was swift and efficient; today it's the fashion houses pushing the envelope during Milan Design Week.

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