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A new jersey for FC Bayern Munich

Why have football kits become so joyless? Munich-based Bureau Mirko Borsche decided to bring the sartorial swagger of vintage sports clothing to the beautiful game with a

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Ilse Crawford: ‘You need to drill into the life of a building’

The London-based designer has built a reputation on designing interior spaces that prioritise comfort over ostentation. We met her as she prepared to expand her

Features

5 x 5 designers to redo your home

From interiors and lighting to architecture and landscaping, here’s Icon’s fantasy list for home renovation INTERIORS From residential to retail, these select designers are experts

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Damoon

A new collection of tableware by Seoul-based designer Chaehoon Moon combines two great Korean traditions to keep food warm and fresh Taking cues from aspects

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Dalt wire storage

Jordi Iranzo offers a neat and stylish space-saving solution in cramped urban flats by moving storage units from the walls to the ceiling Jordi Iranzo’s

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The British plug

It may not match today’s svelte digital parts, but our sensible approach to wiring is something to be proud of, says John Jervis In a

Icon of the Month

Praça Tiradentes, Rio de Janeiro

As next year’s Olympics sends Rio into a frenzy of regeneration and rocketing rents, a small district in the east of the city is emerging

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Bestor’s Blackbirds, Los Angeles

In LA’s Echo Park, the architect has created a micro neighbourhood of 18 compact family homes clustered around a communal space, inspired by the Dutch

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The lasting appeal of modernist Essex

In the issue on Home, Charles Holland took a trip down memory lane to rediscover a series of modernist gems in villages around Essex. We

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Icon 149: Home

“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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