Posts tagged 'Denmark'

Lego: The building block toys that every child knows

Lego bricks. Photo by Benjamin D. Esham via Flickr  Very few children in the West today will be unfamiliar with Lego’s plastic building blocks, designed

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Olafur Eliasson’s floating fortress

For his first building, the artist Olafur Eliasson has created a brick office-cum-castle for Denmark’s Lego dynasty. Rising out of a former industrial dock, it

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Artist sinks Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye in Danish fjord

An enormous replica of Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye has been half-sunk off a Danish fjord as part of Vejle’s Floating Art festival, writes Rita Lobo

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What’s next for Danish design?

Things have got a bit too cosy in the state of Denmark. Now the country’s design establishment is facing up to some uncomfortable truths, writes

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Icon 165: Map, Grafton Architects, Juergen Teller, rethinking Brexit

In our latest issue, we look at how Barber & Osgerby’s consultancy arm is reinventing the design business model and meet Grafton Architects, the curators

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MVRDV’s Roskilde rock museum

The flashy exterior of Denmark’s Ragnarock is offset by a light-touch renovation of its surroundings, writes Peter Smisek Ragnarock in Roskilde (previously known by the

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Denmark in Shanghai

Denmark believes Shanghai is taking over from Hong Kong as Asia’s design hub and it is determined to play a part in that Denmark has

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Copenhagen airport

Denmark’s biggest airport maintains its reputation for stylish, rational design with its new expansion by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, writes Andrew Ayers Right from the start,

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Overgaard & Dyrman

The Danish duo’s Wire furniture collection skilfully harnesses metalwork to saddlery, writes Allan Torp A passion for great craftsmanship, a respect for design heritage and

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5 archi-cult hotels you should know

Planning your next holiday yet? Here is Icon’s selection of five great buildings where every architecture fanatic would surely want to rest their head, from

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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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 preview: 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