Neil Armstrong’s ‘giant leap’ came from the step of an awkward alien spacecraft that was at home on neither Earth nor moon
Published in Icon of the Month
Gaze with wonder on the 'architectural abominations' carved by some of New York's major firms
Published in News
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

Published in Features

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...

Published in Features

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.

Published in News

The N01 chair is the result of Japanese and Danish design coming together in a Nendo and Republic of Fritz Hansen partnership, launched in Milan.

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Bathroom giants VitrA and designer Terri Pecora are on a mission to reinvent the bathroom as shared, sociable environments families enjoy spending time in 

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With Salone del Mobile 2018 just around the corner, ICON picks out some of the top-trends Fiera-goers can expect to encounter at the design capital

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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

Published in Features
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?

Published in News
Friday, 06 April 2018 11:54

Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

Design Museum, London

10 May 2018 - 7 October 2018

Published in Diary
Friday, 06 April 2018 11:51

Designmonat Graz 2018

Various locations, Graz

5 May 2018 - 3 June 2018

Published in Diary
Friday, 06 April 2018 11:46

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell, London

22 May 201- 24 May 2018

Published in Diary

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

Published in News
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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