Monday, 06 June 2016 16:17

Norman Foster in pieces

Few practices have merged the worlds of architecture and product design more completely than Foster + Partners. Its buildings fit together like machines, its furniture is ‘small architecture’

Published in GALLERY
Monday, 21 July 2014 14:14

Mathias Hahn

The product designer seamlessly combines the German and British, industrial and craft, elements of his training to create innovative new forms for everyday objects

Published in Design Reports

Vitamins, Design and Invention Studio likes to bring a touch of wonder to its products. For its latest trick, it has created a collapsible wheel for wheelchairs that can be folded down with the frame

Published in Features
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:00

Highlights from 100% Design

During London Design Festival, 100% design welcomed more than 27,000 visitors over four days at Earls Court in London, and this year expanded into both exhibition halls. Here are three of Icon’s highlights from the show.

Published in News

Artist Jacqueline Poncelet has covered a monolithic substation in glossy, colourful patterns that reflect the history of the local area.

Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 17:05

BarberOsgerby: Design Olympians

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, are the UK’s best-known design duo. The self-described “masochists” explain how they design simple things that turn out to be fiendishly difficult to make.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 October 2011 11:58

Kenneth Grange: Making Britain Modern

The Design Museum's show devoted to Kenneth Grange says as much about postwar Britain as it does about the legendary designer

Published in Review
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 11:50

The Joy of Stuff Part 2

Designers Sam Hecht and Kim Colin – better known as Industrial Facility – have been collecting curious examples of inexpensive industrial design for years.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 11:32

The Joy of Stuff Part 1

Designers Sam Hecht and Kim Colin – better known as Industrial Facility – have been collecting curious examples of inexpensive industrial design for years.

Published in Features

This is our list of the people in architecture and design who we feel are shaping the future

Published in Features