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The red carpet

It has long been a byword for a lavish welcome but from ancient Greece to modern Hollywood the red carpet has also had a habit

Icon of the Month

Jonathan Meades – Museum without walls

(Imaginary Television Script #1) Who is Jonathan Meades? Titles: A man is sitting reading a book. Sometimes he smiles to himself or scratches his head

Review

Hollywood Costume

The opening display of Hollywood Costume sets the tone. Before any clothes come into view, there’s a room-sized screen playing clips from The Wizard of

Review

Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture

Salk Institute, La Jolla, California, 1959–65 (image: Raymond Meier; Salk Institute; Bart van Hoek) The first European retrospective of Kahn’s work in 40 years makes Owen Hatherley

Review

Red carpet

It has long been a byword for a lavish welcome but from ancient Greece to modern Hollywood the red carpet has also had a habit

Icon of the Month

Icon Award Winner: O’Donnell + Tuomey, Architecture practice of the year

At the heart of the Corderie at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale stood Vessel. It was a towering timber structure by O’Donnell + Tuomey, the

Features

Icon Award Winner: San Rocco, Emerging architect of the year

It may seem strange that San Rocco has won an architecture prize given that it is not an architectural practice and its only outputs are

Features

Icon Award Winner: Community Cooker, Socially responsible design of the year

ICON How did you come up with the idea for the Community Cooker? JIM ARCHER In the early 1980s I began to be incredibly troubled

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Icon Award Winner: Formafantasma, Emerging designer of the year

“Ghost shapes” is how Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin translate the name of their Eindhoven-based studio Formafantasma. It’s a neat way of describing the historical

Features

Icon Award Winner: Signature Center, Interior of the year

ICON The Signature Center is the biggest arts complex in New York since Lincoln Center, but its $66m budget was far smaller. FG I think

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Cosentino’s new collection uses HybriQ+ technology

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum


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

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Cosentino’s new collection uses HybriQ+ technology

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum


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