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Collectors: Sebastian Bergne

Probably, we all have a collection of coat hangers. On the other hand, I don’t imagine any of us would actually consider it a collection.

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Collectors: Paul Smith

Paul Smith in his Covent Garden office (image: Dan Wilton) Since the launch of his first store in 1970, Paul Smith has mixed his fashion designs

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Collectors: David Rockwell

David Rockwell is holding out his hands in the shape of a triangle. He is demonstrating, through the most rudimentary means, how a kaleidoscope works.

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André Sauvage

In the 1920s and early 30s, there was a fortuitous collision: cities soared upwards and outwards and silent film reached its apogee, before sound came

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Collectors: Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers has always urged people to consider the dialogue between structures in a cityscape, rather than just individual buildings – an interest that can

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Collectors: Peter Marigold

That’s a nice one,” says Peter Marigold, handing me a small plastic packet that he has labelled “Hula Hoop, 20 April”. Inside, there is a

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Adhocism

There’s a maxim one occasionally hears in relation to Charles Jencks: “Always interesting, always wrong.” The point being that his omnivorous intellectual activity, despite greatly

Review

Powers of Ten

The vertiginous Powers of Ten was directed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1977 for the computing giant IBM. While the film’s extraordinary vertical zoom,

Icon of the Month

Amanda Levete: “When you are really pushing the limits, you are going to fail”

The architect’s esoteric collection of objects plays past against present, with ancient Greek pots alongside Sex Pistols magazines. It is a theme she explores in

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Meccano

After considering the options for our rethink, we eventually agreed on Meccano. We loved it as kids and admired the vision and imagination of its

Rethink

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

mini-VRV – climate control that’s never seen nor heard

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

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


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

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

mini-VRV – climate control that’s never seen nor heard

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

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


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