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Iris van Herpen turns to fungi and recycled plastic for latest collection

The Dutch designer draws inspiration from mycelium and harnesses upcycled ocean plastic in her Roots of Rebirth collection Words by Francesca Perry The Spring/Summer 2021

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Snøhetta creates colourful universe for Norwegian fashion store Moniker

The design studio has created a series of saturated interiors for Moniker’s Oslo store as well as a new concept for its graphic and digital

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Artist KG Nilson creates home and fashion capsule for ARKET

The retailer’s collaboration with the Swedish visual artist marks the first in a series of collections produced with Nordic-region creators Words by Hugh Metcalf Retail

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Industry news and events – 17 January 2020

Brasilia, famous for its modernist architecture, is also the seat of Brazil’s controversial government. Image courtesy of Rodrigo Marfan Get a bitesize overview of the

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The Hoodie: Western fashion’s most politically loaded garment

February II (2019) by Devan Shimoyama, image courtesy of Het Niuewe Instituut The humble hoodie may have begun as a functional garment, but it has

Opinion

Björk in the swan dress at the 2001 Oscars is iconic – but is it camp?

Marjan Pejoski’s swan dress, from the Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 collection, on display at the Met Presaging the politicisation of the red carpet in the #MeToo era,

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Grace Wales Bonner discusses her Serpentine exhibition, crossing cultures and her ultimate ambition

Designer and artist Grace Wales Bonner shows Priya Khanchandani around her new Serpentine Gallery exhibition   Grace Wales Bonner eschews attention. Yet for someone who

Features

Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85, leaving design legacy in fashion, photography and furniture

Karl Lagerfeld by Stefan Strumbel Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion designer best known as the creative director of Chanel, has died at the age of 85.

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Hussein Chalayan searches for ‘blind spots’ between design, fashion and sculpture

Hussein Chalayan’s SS17 collection. Photo: Chris Moore @ catwalking Pioneering fashion designer Hussein Chalayan sits down with Icon’s editor Priya Khanchandani to discuss bodies, cultural

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Building fashion: ‘I don’t believe we will use scissors for the rest of human history’

Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working,

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Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan


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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Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan


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 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