Satire, human rights and the Wu-Tang Clan were just some of the subjects touched upon at the Here 2016 conference last week
From product launches to bespoke installations and collectible design, here’s what Icon is looking forward to at this year’s fair, as well as a closer look at the young Chinese brands taking the country by storm
Acting, music and dance were all in the mix at a design conference in Cape Town that refuses to categorise and define the limits of creativity, says Debika Ray
Icon is partnering with the Architecture Foundation on a day-long festival at which speakers such as Will Self, Hanif Kureishi and Ellis Woodman will discuss London’s peripheral boroughs
Holly Lewis of the multi-disciplinary design and architecture practice will be speaking at Icon's House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week about We Made That's creative approach to localised regeneration in the context of public sector cuts
Old Sessions House, our new venue at Clerkenwell Design Week, will feature displays by top brands, talks by leading designers and a cafe to rest your weary legs
"Navigating the city" on 10 December is the second in the London As I See It series at the View from the Shard, and will be hosted by former RIBA president Angela Brady
The relaxed attitude to the destruction of the remote Arctic festival's main event space reflects the ethos of the year-long event, says Mandi Keighran
On 11 April, Icon will join Made in Ratio for one of the design brand’s daily talks at Spazio Verger, Milan.
A series of events aimed at reevaluating the architect's role, asks vital questions, but presents few answers, says Owen Pritchard
William Wiles finds that Serbia’s creative industries give reason to be hopeful as tensions run high after the arrest of Ratko Mladic.
William Wiles finds a dinner-based exploration of protests and policing hard to swallow (unlike the dreamy dessert).
As the internet allows the general public a front-row view of catwalk shows, labels are seeking ever more exclusive venues.
July’s massive police operation to track down a fleeing gunman created, via the media, a fascinating emotional landscape.
As the 2010 Biennale winds up over in Venice, Kieran Long asks where the old-fashioned troublemaking was in Kazuyo Sejima’s good-taste, tranquilising exhibition.