Twenty-five years ago, a group of young, unknown Dutch designers took Milan by storm with a stance that was ‘anti-luxury, anti-formal and anti-product’. Their influence is still shaping European design practice two decades later

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Wednesday, 11 April 2018 10:12

Davison Highley; a UK manufacturer

Davison Highley has a globally respected reputation for producing upholstered furniture of the highest calibre for a truly diverse spectrum of customers

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Kvadrat is launching Solid Textile Board – a hard, flexible and, crucially, reusable material made purely from end-of-life fabrics and offcuts. Could this circular process spell the end of textile waste?

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Friday, 06 April 2018 11:54

Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

Design Museum, London

10 May 2018 - 7 October 2018

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Friday, 06 April 2018 11:51

Designmonat Graz 2018

Various locations, Graz

5 May 2018 - 3 June 2018

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Friday, 06 April 2018 11:46

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell, London

22 May 201- 24 May 2018

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The new Cove lounge chair, by Foster + Partners, is designed for public areas and features integrating USB charging points

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Friday, 16 March 2018 14:29

Swiss Design: more than just helvetica

Swiss design has long been overshadowed by the country’s engineering prowess. Can a national drive to bring the two cultures together spawn a new era of innovation?

Published in GALLERY

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.

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The Designer of the Year at Maison & Objet 2018, Cecilie Manz talks to Icon about the New Scandinavian movement 

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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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Starting out as graphic designers in Queensland, Truly Truly's fascination for industrial materials led them to three- dimensional space – and Rotterdam

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 14:26

Crimes Against Design: Watches

Einstein's belief that time is an illusion is constantly challenged by an industry that exalts in clunking excess

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CitizenM Hotel marries convenience and creative design to deliver lush interiors on a budget

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Friday, 02 March 2018 11:12

Light Levels by Lucie Koldová

Kvalitar Gallery, Prague

1 March - 1 May 2018

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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

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New instalation in Snarkitecture challenges the perception of visual art and architecture as distinctive forces.

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The Maison & Objet 2018 Paris show signalled a return to traditional techniques, but with a contemporary feel

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 17:00

Preview: Design Indaba

As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss

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The rapid rise of artificial intelligence has sparked fears of mass human obsolescence. But history tells us that automation actually creates better jobs - and more of them
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