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Architensions creates phantasmagorical installation in California

The Playground, an installation by Architensions, is unveiled at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Photography by Lance Gerber Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova  Design firm Architensions

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The Eames Institute brings Ray and Charles Eameses’ legacy of creative problem-solving to future generations

The formation of the Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity, a new nonprofit organisation, aims to bring the lessons of Ray and Charles Eames to those

Design

Midnight Modern: Palms Springs by night

Photography by Tom Blachford Now in its fourth series, Tom Blachford’s Midnight Modern (2013-18) captures the modernist architecture of Palm Springs, California, using only the

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The Getty Center: Meier’s masterpiece at 20

The institution’s travertine fortress is Richard Meier’s magnum opus – the perfect embodiment of a contemplative approach to culture now vanished The original Getty was

Icon of the Month

Icon 170: The California issue – Elon Musk, Yves Behar, Johnston Marklee and the densification of Los Angeles

In our latest issue, we journey through the Golden State, looking at everything from the influence of Silicon Valley and the branding of Hyperloop to

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Design, Bitches

The duo’s irreverent style is taking LA by storm, writes Pauline O’Connor Catherine Johnson, a native of northern California, and Rebecca Rudolph, originally from San

Features

Gadi Amit: ‘Consumers are too willing to upgrade their devices’

With the modular Google Ara mobile phone, the San Francisco-based technology designer hopes to challenge the culture of disposability that has developed around technology Gadi

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Alison Berger

The glass artist’s latest light designs are inspired by scientific apparatus, but she still prefers the imprecision of the handmade aesthetic Alison Berger isn’t a

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Morag Myerscough

The graphic artist and placemaker reveals her plan to move an icon of postwar Californian modernism to north London and fill it with Mexican folk

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Inside the Dayglo factory

Fluorescent DayGlo paints were invented by two Californian brothers in the quest to perfect their magic show. Having left a mark on everything from psychedelia

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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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

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality