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Posts tagged 'Icon 106'

Dulux paint

Having recently braved the turmoil of home decorating, the pain of standing in front of rows of soulless paint tins with no personality was fresh

Rethink

Mobile phones: no signal

Has the mobile phone killed suspense? What would happen if our lone hero could get a signal? Will Wiles on the contemporary screenwriter’s cellular agony

Features

Mobile phones: addiction

A centre in the US that treats digital addiction is becoming increasingly relevant as technology gets more enticing, says Hilarie Cash I am the co-founder

Features

Mobile phones: Egypt

Desperate to contain a growing revolt last year, Egypt’s doomed Mubarak regime clamped down on phone use. Ramy Raoof was there Over many years we

Features

Mobile phones: BERG

Matt Jones of BERG says that in the not-too distant future man’s best friend and faithful companion will be his phone They see the world

Features

Mobile phones: London riots

As the London riots showed, youth culture is permeated by mobile phones – and the Blackberry in particular. Kieran Yates reports The images of the

Features

Mobile phones: Foxconn

Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer in the world, is Apple’s biggest supplier and conditions in its factory cities in China have driven workers to suicide.

Features

Mobile phones: camera phones

The ubiquitous presence of the camera phone today means no event, whether mundane or spectacular, escapes public attention, says James Bridle In August 2006, when

Features

Mobile phones: privacy

Mobile phones appear to offer independence and privacy, but in reality we are more exposed than ever before, says Jay Owens Your mobile phone leaks.

Features

Mobile phones: cell phone towers

Meet the San Diego manufacturer bringing a touch of the woodland to the communications tower. Lyra Kilston reports Perhaps you’ve noticed them in your neighbourhood

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


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

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


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