Designed by a youth group in Wealdstone, the Wealdstone Leg is a customisable modular furniture concept used to make public furniture for the local community.
The Designer of the Year at Maison & Objet 2018, Cecilie Manz talks to Icon about the New Scandinavian movement
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
Starting out as graphic designers in Queensland, Truly Truly's fascination for industrial materials led them to three- dimensional space – and Rotterdam
Einstein's belief that time is an illusion is constantly challenged by an industry that exalts in clunking excess
Propaganda Posters were a vital way of instilling the values of the new order after the Civil War in China, but they quickly diverged from the socialist realist template
New instalation in Snarkitecture challenges the perception of visual art and architecture as distinctive forces.
The Maison & Objet 2018 Paris show signalled a return to traditional techniques, but with a contemporary feel
As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss
It may not have the sex appeal of its predecessors, but we should pause a while before the KX100 kiosk leaves our lives for good
Cutesy food packaging, Pokemon Go, adult ball pits … why can’t we all just grow up, wonders Debika Ray
Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working, says Debika Ray
Part investor, part industry-navigator, Map Project Office helps crowdfunded ideas to become a reality. Could this be a model for other studios to follow, asks Will Wiles?
London studio NB offers a helping hand as the summer game struggles out of its white trousers and tries to fit into something a little more urban
An independent streak runs through Italy’s 20 regions, reflected in their mish-mash of local flags. Lombardy’s Studio Temp calls for a little visual unity
In our latest issue, we take an exclusive look at Ma Yansong’s Huangshan Mountain Village, interview SANAA's Ryue Nishizawa, consider the future of human labour and meet the Italian designers reviving traditional craft