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Posts tagged 'Craft'

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

New display London Making Now brings together the work of 15 makers in the capital, including Yinka Ilori and James Shaw The Museum of London

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Barcelona designers create knives to support local youth

The Table Knife Project brings together design studios in the Catalonian capital to raise funds for El Llindar Foundation Words by Francesca Perry Twenty-eight design

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Bake Off and Blown Away show the popularity of craft and making

Blown Away is Netflix’s foray into craft and making-based reality TV. Photo courtesy of Marble Media The popular baking show and Netflix’s new glassblowing equivalent

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Industry news and events for the weekend – 7 November 2019

Festival of Britain, Southbank, 1951. Photo by Peter Benton  Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s new round-up SCENE BREXITFESTThe

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Icon 198: Burning Man, Craft and the Art of Making

December’s issue explores craft in the modern world, from the extravagant creations at Burning Man to the glassblowing stars of a surprise Netflix hit The

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Hand Held to Super Scale: Building with Ceramics

Detail of ceramic tiles designed for the House for Essex by Grayson Perry. Photo by Jack Hobhouse A new exhibition at the Building Centre showcases

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Jerusalem Design Week 2019 highlights: Eclectic designs and exciting ideas

 HQ Architects created 90 Degrees, a colourful scaffolding system wrapped around the venue. All images courtesy of Dor Kedmi Jerusalem Design Week was an ambitious

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The Whitney Biennial shows the blurring line between fine art and craft

Los Angeles Painting by Calvin Marcus, watercolour and vinyl paint on linen, 2018. Photos by Ron Amstutz The Whitney Biennial became the location for another

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London Craft Week: Makers showcase their work across the capital

  London Craft Week is back in the capital to share the work of makers from across the spectrum of craft and creativity London Craft

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Guglielmo Brambilla: Italian designer with a craft-based poetic narrative

Caps vases, which are designed to reduce waste from the glassblowing process. Photos: Guglielmo Brambilla / Mattel Bellomo / Zeyu Rong Treviso-based designer Guglielmo Brambilla’s

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

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’


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

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

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’


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