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America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright worked to create a distinctly American and organic style and designed many iconic buildings, including Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Lloyd

Architects

How the Zippo lighter became an American design icon

The trustworthy Zippo lighter is known for its classic design, fail-safe flame and for the way it symbolises American style, masculinity and rebelliousness In 1932

Icon of the Month

Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pennsylvania. Photo via Wikimedia Commons As the work of Frank Lloyd Wright enters the UNESCO World Heritage List, we

Icon of the Month

The Jazz Age: ‘It seems timely now to look at a period that was so enriched by a large amount of immigration’

The curator of this major exhibition at New York’s Cooper Hewitt tells us about the thinking behind the show and some of its highlights This

News

Bank of America(ns)

Stockholm-based EssenInternational separates the stars from the stripes to make this American icon a little more social democratic The term Scandinavian has exited American mouths

Rethink

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

There’s something nasty in the flatpack furniture store … Will Wiles enjoys a ghost story with a truly sinister setting Orsk is “the all-American furniture

Review

2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Building of the Year

Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura ASPEN ART MUSEUM,

News

Parking signs

Few things make a New Yorker’s blood boil more than a ticket on the windshield. Is it time for parking rules to be displayed in

Rethink

Archtober

New York’s built environment and the city’s status as a forum for global architectural discourse were celebrated during October’s month-long festival of design-related events New

News

9/11 Memorial Museum

Jake Barton’s exhibition design for the 9/11 Memorial Museum is dominated by voices: harrowing witness accounts, the shared remembrances of victims’ families – and the

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality