Posts tagged 'Design'

Stiliyana Minkovska donates her Ultima Thule collection to St Thomas’ Hospital

The alternative birthing suite, designed by architect and designer Stiliyana Minkovska, is now being used at St Thomas’ Hospital Words by Staff Writer Photos by

Design

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

The popular sculpture, unveiled in Finland in 2015, has been reconstructed out of timber Image: The sculpture’s shingles were originally made with polypropylene sheets. Photo

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Does design hold the answer to later-life loneliness?

It may not be an infectious disease, but loneliness is an epidemic that has significant consequences for health and disproportionately affects older people. Eugene Marchese,

Opinion

How an underwater museum is using design to platform reef conversation

ICON speaks to British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, who has sunk a 165 tonne greenhouse in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef to offer

News
Patricia Urquiola: Formal and fun

Patricia Urquiola: Formal and fun

  For the last two decades Patricia Urquiola has been designing interiors, objects and buildings with her unique blend of formality and vibrancy. Born in

Features
The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

Shepherd Robson’s Woolwich Central, anchored around a Tesco superstore, was awarded the Carbuncle Cup for Britain’s worst new building in 2014. Image: Kleon3 / CC BY-SA.

Crimes Against Design

Architects declared, when will designers?

A scrapyard full of discarded metal. Image by Emmet, courtesy of Pexels As architects and designers grapple with the climate emergency, the latter are being

Opinion

How the Olympic medals went from olive crowns to custom designed medallions

Tokyo 2020’s Olympic medals are custom designed and made from recycled electronics, a marked difference from the olive wreaths of just over a century ago

Features

Collectible Fair in Brussels puts spotlight on unique contemporary design

Collectible will be held in the Vanderborght building in Brussels. Photo by Jeroen Verrecht Too often seen as the boring, bureaucratic capital of the European

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New Eileen Gray retrospective to open in New York next week

 Eileen Gray’s design for Boudoir de Monte Carlo 1923. Courtesy of Archives Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris Curator Cloé Pitiot speaks about the upcoming Eileen Gray

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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

Improve your team’s bench strength

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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

Improve your team’s bench strength

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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

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality