Celebrated curator Libby Sellers is about to open her first permanent gallery in central London.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 11:55

Champion Tables by Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic’s collection of tables for Galerie Kreo is influenced by the design and graphics of racing cars.

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:58

Design Indaba

Since it started in 1995, the Cape Town design conference has grown to attract some of the sharpest minds and most original talents from the worlds of architecture, design and graphics. Here Icon talks to three of this year’s participants.

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 11:23

Stockholm Furniture Fair

The design show celebrated its 60th birthday over five days in February, in the company of 40,000 visitors and 750 exhibitors from 27 countries.

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 10:10

Maison & Objet 2011

Battling it out with Cologne for the attention of journalists and buyers, design fair Maison & Objet put on quite a show this year at the Parc des Expositions in Paris.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:27

Profile: Olafur Eliasson

A preoccupation with public space has always been at the heart of Olafur Eliasson’s work. Now the Danish-Icelandic artist is designing his first solo building. “The mistake,” he says, “is claiming that what I’m doing is architecture”.

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 16:54

Exhale by Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang

Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang’s delicate, dynamic pavilion on Miami Beach resembles a swarm of creatures from the deep.

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 14:28

Marcel Wanders’ airplane tableware

Marcel Wanders has turned his eye for the decorative on one of the least appealing spectacles of the modern world – the in-flight meal. But does whimsy work at 30,000ft?

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 10:58

Villa Tumle by Johannes Norlander

Swedish architect Johannes Norlander has created a hexagonal family home that engages with the local landscape.

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Monday, 08 August 2011 16:30

Dunne & Raby's Future Foragers

Overpopulation could lead to food shortages on a global scale, so design duo Dunne & Raby is imagining a future where people digest food in the same way animals do.

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Monday, 08 August 2011 13:02

London Design Festival 2010 Part 2

The seventh London Design Festival kicked off with a rather lacklustre installation of Audi robots in Trafalgar Square by German-Swedish duo Kram/Weisshaar. But the mood picked 
up as the week went on and we found ourselves, as usual, drawn to the smaller, more independent events, showing off what London is best at: new talent.

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Monday, 08 August 2011 12:42

London Design Festival 2010 Part 1

The seventh London Design Festival kicked off with a rather lacklustre installation of Audi robots in Trafalgar Square by German-Swedish duo Kram/Weisshaar. But the mood picked 
up as the week went on and we found ourselves, as usual, drawn to the smaller, more independent events, showing off what London is best at: new talent.

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Friday, 05 August 2011 10:51

Profile: Issey Miyake

“I have never called myself a fashion designer,” says Issey Miyake. It sounds like a contradiction from someone who has been designing clothes for 40 years and who built Japan’s most famous fashion brand in the process. So what is he?

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Friday, 05 August 2011 09:11

Guise's New Office

Guise has just moved offices. The new space is a tabula rasa still waiting for its imprint.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 15:48

Talking Point: Jasper Morrison

The designer launched three products during the London Design Festival: a shoe for Camper, a watch for Rado and a telephone for Punkt. He gives us the guided tour.

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Apart from its proximity to Interstate 10, there is little unusual about this block of flats – an architectural monolith in an up-and-coming area of LA. That is, until you step inside.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:44

Graduate Roundup Part 3

Their projects are thought-provoking, innovative and sometimes just beautiful. We picked our favourites for this roundup.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:41

Graduate Roundup Part 1

Their projects are thought-provoking, innovative and sometimes just beautiful. We picked our favourites for this roundup.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:15

Manhattan Playground by David Rockwell

A playground designed by David Rockwell has opened in lower Manhattan.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:10

Central St Martins' Tze Goh

Foam is the magic ingredient in these rigid garments.

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