Alex Groves and Azusa Murakami set out as design explorers, discovering beauty in ocean plastic and human hair. Then they decided to resurrect a lost Amazonian city ...

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As the crystal maker prepares to add items to its homeware collection – Atelier Swarovski Home – in Milan next month, the two studios offered a glimpse of their designs

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Thursday, 13 August 2015 00:00

Snøhetta's Kristallwelten

The Norwegian architect gets in touch with its inner child to create a six-storey glass playground at Swarovski’s curious Alpine tourist attraction

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Friday, 19 June 2015 00:00

Design Miami/Basel

The 10th edition of Design Miami Basel is taking place this week in the Swiss city, drawing together collectable designs, new commissions and a specially curated exhibition of architecture

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At Design Shanghai this month, Fredrikson Stallard will unveil a new version of its Prologue installation for Swarovski. We spoke to the design duo about its previous incarnation at Design Miami/Basel last year

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For Design Miami/Basel, the London-based design duo has worked with Swarovski to create a glittering artificial sun using 8,000 topaz crystal droplets

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Thursday, 01 August 2013 01:00

Future 50: Thorunn Arnadottir

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global talent is a snapshot that shows how young designers and architects are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines and trying to change the world

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Thursday, 01 August 2013 01:00

Future 50: Lucy McRae

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global talent is a snapshot that shows how young designers and architects are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines and trying to change the world

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Thursday, 07 February 2013 11:28

Maarten Baas for Swarovski and Laikingland

An elaborate sand-timer for Laikingland and an introspective model of a thinker for Swarovski, reflect the Dutch designer’s present state of mind.

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Thursday, 28 July 2011 15:34

Elephant Parade

The elephants on London’s streets have more to do with private wealth than public art.

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