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Designer explores our fractured world, using everything from barbed wire to burkhas

Stills from Walk a Mile in Her Veil and Snapchat Me That Crisis (both 2016). Courtesy Yasmeen Sabri Royal College of Art-trained designer-slash-artist Yasmeen Sabri

Features

Maja Ganszyniec: From queen of Polish design to Ikea

Maja Ganszyniec quickly emerged as a leading figure in the ‘desert’ of noughties Warsaw design. Now she wants to coax Poland’s prolific but low-value furniture

Features

Cecilie Manz: Designer of the Year at Maison & Objet

Cecilie Manz in her Copenhagen studio. Photo: Casper Sejersen   The Designer of the Year at Maison & Objet 2018, Cecilie Manz talks to Elizabeth Choppin

Features

Ou Ning: An Artist Profile

  Ou Ning is more than an artist, he’s a unique voice in modern China. He chatted to Icon’s Crystal Bennes about his work and

Architecture

Peter Opsvik: ‘My theory about sitting is simple: if we are allowed to move, we move’

Over the past 50 years, the Norwegian designer has liberated the human body from the tyranny of ‘correct posture’ and introduced the concept of dynamic

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Adam Guy Blencowe: ‘It’s important that furniture has its own character, depending on where it is manufactured’

The London-based designer combines a painstaking approachto new techniques with a delight in their surprising results Adam Guy Blencowe’s new studio at a former brick

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Sebastian Bergne: “I am always amazed by what people will buy online”

We spoke to Kingston University’s new head of product and furniture design Sebastian Bergne last year as he celebrated 25 years of his practice The new

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Neri & Hu

The Shanghai-based duo reflect on why so many Chinese designers succumb to greed and explain why they’ve put the seven deadly sins in a Cabinet

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Inga Sempé: No art, no stories

Inga Sempé is not an artist. She does not want her works to be preserved in a museum, and dislikes the idea of a design

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Icon Talks at CDW: Dominic Wilcox

The designer and former Icon contributor will be speaking at Icon’s House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week – watch him at work in the

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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