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Peter Marigold

Peter Marigold is looking for a tree. We are on Hampstead Heath, north London, and he is searching for the fallen tree that has provided

Features

The High Line

It’s difficult to think of the High Line without thinking of Joel Sternfeld’s photographs of it in different seasons at the turn of this century.

Features

Berlin DMY design festival

Icon went to Berlin for the DMY design festival. Over the course of 48 hectic hours of shows, talks and parties, we took the temperature

Features

Palast Der Republik

The Palast as it appeared in 1993, when these photos were taken. It had been empty for three years The controversial demolition of the East

Features

Frank Lloyd Wright

Drawing of Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1943-59 (image: © 2009 The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation) The life’s work of Frank Lloyd Wright gets somewhat lost

Review

Speed Limits

Canada’s CCA marks the futurist centenary by taking a lingering look at the cult of speed. Frederico Duarte hurried to see it. The Speed Limits

Review

49 Cities

Ideal and utopian urban plans are condensed, measured and compared in this fascinating study. Will it help us map out our future, asks Sam Jacob.

Review

10X10/3

Nestlé Chocolate Museum, Toluca, Mexico, Rojkind Arquitectos, 2007 The latest in Phaidon’s 10×10 series of critics’ choices provides a bookend to the boom years and

Review

Times Square

Times Square is light, noise, vice, glamour, chintzy souvenirs and overpriced food. Mostly it’s traffic, in the word’s original sense of exchange, largely in images.

Icon of the Month

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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