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BD Barcelona: ‘So crazy, so young’

BD Barcelona burst out of Franco’s Spain with an exuberance matched by their avant-garde designs. Forty years on, they’re still drawn to the bold and

Features

New Territories: Design and art in Latin America

A show at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design reveals more about the diversity of contemporary Latin American design than its geographic specificity A

Review

The Italian Avant-Garde

In the summer of 1972, MoMA in New York held an unexpected blockbuster of an exhibition curated by the young Emilio Ambasz called Italy: The

Review

Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti (image: Gio Ponti Archives) Gio Ponti is the subject of a new retrospective at the MAXXI in Rome, running until 13 April 2020.

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Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti (image: Gio Ponti Archives) Gio Ponti is the subject of a new retrospective at the MAXXI in Rome, running until 13 April 2020.

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Valentine Typewriter by Adriano Olivetti

words Johanna Agerman In 1970 Richard Burton was snapped arriving at Heathrow airport with a customised Valentine portable typewriter on one arm and his wife

ICON 068 | February 2009

Milan: 10 Anni Con Ettore

words Johanna Agerman In Palazzo Crivelli, just off via Pontaccio, we found this gem of an exhibition: 10 Anni Con Ettore, exhibiting limited-edition works that

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Ettore Sottsass’s last design

words Diego García Scaro The last design by Ettore Sottsass will be put into production in July by Italian manufacturer Serralunga. Faituttotu, a collaboration with

ICON 060 | June 2008

Ettore Sottsass’s last design

words Diego García Scaro The last design by Ettore Sottsass will be put into production in July by Italian manufacturer Serralunga. Faituttotu, a collaboration with

NEWS

Ettore Sottsass dies

words Justin McGuirk Ettore Sottsass, one of the most influential designers of the second half of the 20th century, died on the last day of

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

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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

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

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

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