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Posts tagged 'Colour'

We meet the Nordic designers bucking the minimalist trend

The clean lines of mid-century modernism and its successors are what we have come to associate with Nordic design. But there is another, more colourful,

Design

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Working in rainbow-bright colours and bold patterns, Yinka Ilori puts a welcome face on public spaces, giving the city back its sense of fun Photography

Design

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

The architecture practice used a bright colour palette to create decorative details throughout this contemporary school   Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova  A striking blue and white

Architecture
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Sanjay Puri Architects complete multi-faceted residential building in India

The façade of this housing block in Kodla, Karnataka, features a play of geometric shapes, cubic forms and bold primary colours Mumbai-based architecture practice Sanjay

Architecture

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

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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