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Posts tagged 'Colour'

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

The mixed-use Saint-Urbain development of eight buildings creates a new ‘urban island’ in the French city In the French city of Strasbourg, LAN (Local Architecture Network)

Architecture
Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Isle of Dogs Pumping Station.Photo by Reading Tom via Flickr Popular between the 1970s and 90s, postmodern architecture featured houses with curving forms, bright colours

Movements

Morag Myerscough on her new installation designed to bring joy to London’s workers

  The designer tells Icon how she used bold colours and biophilia to enliven a new public space at the Broadgate development All photos by

News

Serpentine Pavilion

SelgasCano brings a riot of colour to the Serpentine’s summer commission, but flaws in the construction are equally glaring The work of Madrid-based design duo

News

#iconphoto contest: pattern – the results

We have selected our three favourite entries to Icon’s latest photography competition – Pattern – and one lucky winner of a set of Present &

GALLERY

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

Features

Raw Edges

The design duo’s installation of pixellated parquet in the Sculpture Gallery at Chatsworth House turns the whole interior into a piece of furniture “It’s almost

Features

A taste of Bethan Laura Wood – ‘It’s about controlling colour without stifling it’

With her fantastical wardrobe and exuberant patterns, the east London designer was always going to get noticed. But behind the giant fruits and rainbow eyeliner

Features

Pantone

For over 60 years, this single company has systematised and shaped designers’ notions of colour. So how did that happen? When did Pantone go from

Icon of the Month

#iconphoto contest: workspace – the results

Our art desk has selected its three favourite entries to Icon’s photography competition – Workspace – and one lucky winner of a bag of HAY

GALLERY

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

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


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

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


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