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The Italian Avant-Garde

In the summer of 1972, MoMA in New York held an unexpected blockbuster of an exhibition curated by the young Emilio Ambasz called Italy: The

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Barbie’s Dreamhouse

The first “man-sized” Barbie dreamhouse in Europe has opened in Berlin, thus confirming design’s current obsession with the “life-size” and with “experience” (concepts that owe

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Sou Fujimoto: Serpentine Pavilion 2013

(image: Iwan Baan) Sou Fujimoto’s structure in Kensington Gardens leaves us yearning for more permanent realisations of his utopian architectural vision The verdict on this

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David Maljkovic

The Monument to the Partisans, situated in the forests of the Petrova Gora mountains of Croatia is a large half-sculpture half-building, designed by Croatian avant-garde

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St Louis Art Museum by David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield’s reputation still flies under the radar in the United States. That will soon change, as he adds a number of American buildings to

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The bra

In Stella Gibbons’ novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932), the heroine Flora Poste’s best friend, Mrs Smiling, has an unusual hobby: “She was an authority on

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United Micro Kingdoms

  England, The Future: a Balkanised utopian laboratory. The country has split into four “super-shires”, each of which is developing in its own social and

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Future 50: AT 103

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

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Future 50: Li Hu

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

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Future 50: Rotor

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

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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