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Posts tagged 'European Union'

The European Union flag: Symbol of democracy or bureaucracy?

Peter Smisek takes a timely look at the flag of the European Union and its role representing a bloc of very different nations All flags

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Rethinking Brexit

The UK’s journey into the unknown needs a more upbeat identity. And almost certainly some warm socks. Hamburg-based studio Karl Anders helps out its estranged

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Architectural legacy of the European Union: What remains after Brexit?

For decades, the built landscape of Britain has been shaped by European funding. So how will future historians view the ruins of the EU era,

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In praise of forgery

Furniture brands are getting tough on copyright, and UK law has been tightened to protect designers’ work after their death. But could this crackdown actually stifle

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Icon 162: Electric dreams – out now

In our latest issue, we meet the designers rethinking the aesthetics of technology and assess the architectural legacy of the European Union in Britain Consumer

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Exclusive: OMA on the European Union

The Dutch architecture practice is designing a Brexit installation for the opening of London’s Design Museum. Partner-in-charge Reinier de Graaf reflects on how the practice’s

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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

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Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

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An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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