A retrospective covering the life of Irish designer, architect and artist Eileen Gray is set to open in New York. Icon spoke to the exhibition's curator, Cloé Pitiot, to find out more

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Philippe Starck based the designed for the translucent Ghost chair on a simple upholstered chair made popular in the eighteenth century by French King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette

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At the Paris design fair, several emerging design brands are pushing their focus towards a form of sustainable creation, whether through upcycling, recycling or encouraging repair

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Thursday, 09 January 2020 12:22

The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day's designs

The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day's post-war textiles owes as much to her organic, abstract graphics, as to her belief in affordable design for all.

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Friday, 06 December 2019 12:22

Industry news and events – 6 December 2019

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As the festive season gets into full swing, we pick out a selection of the best design-led installations around the capital

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A new book explores how protest movements increasingly turn to branding techniques to get their message out – and, more importantly – get people to take to the streets

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The humble hoodie may have begun as a functional garment, but it has come to reflect the socio-economic and racial divides in contemporary society.

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Objects from sofa pillows to planters are now marketed as brutalist and sold across the nation's souvenir shops. But when an internationally renowned artist such as Carsten Höller feels the need to ride on brutalism's coattails, it's time to stop

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Yuri Suzuki tells Icon about his work on sensory design, bringing the sense of hearing front-and-centre through innovative sound installations

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:48

The little red book best known to motorists

The Michelin Guide may have started as a marketing ruse, but its longevity is testament to its influence
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The inaugural Sharjah Architecture Triennial, curated by the RCA's dean of architecture Adrian Lahoud, engages with the pertinent issue of 'rights of future generations'. But what about rights within the UAE? asks Priya Khanchandani

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The army general leading on the post-fire reconstruction does not see eye to eye with the chief architect

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