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Scream Classics: How wooden rollercoasters are making a comeback

The Wicker Man includes an effigy of a ram’s head, which the train passes through in a burst of flames As the UK’s first new

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Bellhop: The pioneering battery-powered lamp by Barber & Osgerby

All photos: Germano Borrelli ‘There comes a point in the life of a product where technology makes things possible,’ says Edward Barber, one half of

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Brut: Brooding Belgian designers with plenty to smile about

The six designers who come together as Brut are united by bold architectural forms, brooding melancholia and a quintessential Belgian-ness writes Laura Snoad   Occupying an

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Icons: Peter Womersley’s Bernat Klein Studio in Selkirk

The Bernat Klein Studio by Peter Womersley is in the Buildings at Risk Register. Photo: Jonathan Oldenbuck Peter Womersley’s second commission for the celebrated textile

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Sou Fujimoto’s Futures of the Future opens at new Japan House London

Sou Fujimoto, acclaimed Japanese architect, in his exhibition Futures of the Future at Japan House London As Japan House opens its doors in London, Rita

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OMA’s Blox on the Copenhagen skyline

BLOX by OMA on the Copenhagen harbour. Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani/Marco Cappelletti OMA’s hulking ‘city in a box’ on the Copenhagen harbourfront has been given

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ICON 181: Wooden rollercoasters, OMA, the new Qatar, and much more

In this issue: Wooden rollercoasters ride again; Brut, the melancholic design collective, Design Indaba 2018; and much more   A word from ICON deputy editor

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Hindenburg: the the ill-fated silver zeppelin is a Design Icon

In this edition of DESIGN ICONS, Andrew Ayers looks at the ill-fated sleek, silver Hindenburg zeppelin, and why its last voyage shattered the dream of passenger airship

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Photo competition: Elements of design

Icon teams up with 100% Design and Picfair to find the next top architecture and design photographer Icon magazine has teamed up with image-sharing and

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Icon 166: The city issue

In our latest issue, Santiago Calatrava unveils plans for a major new development in London, while Tom Dyckhoff asks if cash has killed the city

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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


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