As the ubiquitous designer prepares to launch an exhibition looking back at the life of her mentor, Icon caught up with Patricia Urquiola in her Milan studio

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A little inspiration from our archives – some of our favourite interviews with female architects and designers over the years

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Thursday, 23 April 2015 00:00

Milan 2015: Top furniture

Several big-name designers launched furniture that this year's Salone del Mobile. Here are some of Icon's favourites

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:37

Apple's Jonathan Ive on …

In the final talk in the Design Museum and Icon's DM25 series, Apple's head of design discussed design education, carelessness and the Apple Watch

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Monday, 29 September 2014 16:29

Patricia Urquiola: Boffi

Sick of the melamine boxes so often used in kitchen design, the Spanish designer has created a new modular system with a rich material palette

Published in Design Reports
Monday, 11 August 2014 15:03

Patricia Urquiola

The Spanish designer was in London recently to take part in the Design Museum’s 25th birthday celebrations. She spoke to Icon about the changing role of product design in the digital age

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Friday, 12 July 2013 12:28

Patricia Urquiola: Chairs for Moroso

The Spanish architect and designer thinks that it's never been a more interesting time to be a furniture designer.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2012 12:03

Jaime Hayón for Baccarat

Traditional French crystal maker Baccarat and Spanish designer Jaime Hayón are working together to create a body of work combining the old and the new – including a 170-year-old goblet design that now has Mickey Mouse ears.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 11:23

Clerkenwell Highlights Part II

Designers have found inspiration in everything from knitting needles to Japanese rock gardens for the pick of this year’s exhibits.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011 11:34

Limited-edition Patricia Urquiola

Not content with presenting 12 projects during the furniture fair, the Spanish designer also staged her first exhibition of limited-edition pieces on the theme of wastefulness.

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Wednesday, 14 July 2010 16:42

Profile: Nigro & De Lucchi

Master and apprentice prepare to part ways.

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Friday, 09 July 2010 08:00

M'Afrique by Patricia Urquiola

M’Afrique is a furniture collection for the Italian brand Moroso, produced with the help of traditional craftsmen in Senegal.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2009 05:47

Patricia Urquiola

The Milan-based designer has developed her first collection in porcelain for Rosenthal.

We’ve just got back from Milan furniture fair with a sack full of images to show you (and some very sore shoulders and feet to accompany). To kick things off, here’s some photos of Moroso’s M’Afrique installation in the Italian Superbrand’s showroom on Via Pontaccio.
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Wednesday, 29 October 2008 15:55

Patricia Urquiola

The Milan-based designer talks about her first collection in porcelain for Rosenthal and her exhibition Purely Porcelain at the Design Museum in London.
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Of all the events and exhibitions being held in Turin to mark its status as this year’s world design capital, the most interesting to date is Flexibility, a series of installations by the likes of Bertjan Pot, Patricia Urquiola and icon’s cover star this month, Fernando Brizio.
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Monday, 26 March 2007 04:24

Patrizia Moroso | icon 036 | June 2006

One adjective is rarely enough for Patrizia Moroso.

Published in ICON 036 | June 2006
“She’s like a volcano,” someone said during the Milan furniture fair in April. “A hurricane,” according to another. Virtually unknown a couple of years ago, Patricia Urquiola stormed Milan this year.