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Douglas Murphy: ‘The fire at Grenfell Tower is a tragedy that should change everything’

Icon’s architecture correspondent identifies four major questions that will need to be addressed in the wake of last week’s disaster Two disasters at the turn

Opinion

Stirling Prize shortlist: ‘Underwhelming, neither too blingy nor particularly challenging’

Douglas Murphy asks what this year’s line-up for the prestigious award says about the state of British architecture Architecture is rarely a subject that makes

Opinion

#BRUTALISM

The brute is back – on television, on social media, in coffee-table books, even in new buildings. But can we ever recapture the movement’s original

Architecture

Last Futures by Douglas Murphy

They may have been failures, beset by naivety, contradictions and political opposition, but revisiting the experimental structures of the 1960s and 70s is more than

Opinion

London School of Architecture

Will Hunter’s new postgraduate course is both a reaction to and an outcome of the progressive marketisation of UK higher education, says Icon’s architecture correspondent Douglas

Opinion

Rijksmuseum: Last year’s Interior of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Design

Robbrecht and Daem: Last year’s Architecture Practice of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Architecture

Elemental: Centro Innovacion, Santiago

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena‘s practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside We’re very aware

Architecture

Allianz headquarters in Zurich by Wiel Arets

The building  is clad in glass etched to appear as onyx (image: Jan Bitter) The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance

Architecture

Glasgow School of Art – Mackintosh’s masterpiece

As firefighters battle to save the beloved art school, we revisit a piece by Douglas Murphy, in which he describes its significance The fire at the

Architecture

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How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

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Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts




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How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024


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Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts

Meet Marina Cighir: The creative force behind Italian design studio Aina Kari

ASICS teams up with HAY for limited edition trainer collection

Editor’s Picks: 10 highlights from 3 Days of Design 2024


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How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts