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Profile: Snøhetta

The Norwegian firm, which has offices in Oslo and New York, has built a few libraries, the latest for a university in North Carolina. It’s

Features

Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham

Ten storeys high, with gold cladding and neon elevators, Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham is a confident riposte to those who think this building type should

Features

Seattle Public Library

If you’re as good a writer as Rem Koolhaas, the problem is that occasionally you will be expected to build something that lives up to

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Out of the Shadows: MacDonald Gill

Theatreland 1915 The fantastical maps of Max Gill reveal why the artist was once as well known as his now more famous elder brother, says

Review

Interview: Makers with Agendas

ICON You say that MWA is born out of a loathing of design’s abuses. What are these? Julien De Smedt There is a type of

Features

The Interlace: Singapore’s luxury housing

(image: Jonas Klock) Ole Scheeren and OMA have teamed up to design a luxury residential block in Singapore that borrows aesthetically from post-war housing. The

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From Club to Catwalk

Bodymap, A/W 1984, model: Scarlett Cannon (image: Monica Curtin) It’s striking how few of the London fashion scene’s enfants terribles are still household names today,

Review

Matali Crasset: “If we don’t give people choice, they become passive”

Matali Crasset (courtesy of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris/Salzburg, photo by Philippe Servent) For Matali Crasset, all design is social. Running through her work – from

Features

Never Built Los Angeles

Frank Lloyd Wright Jr’s Metropolis-like LA civic centre (image: Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles) How might Los Angeles, the celluloid city, have been an

Review

Soundings

Triplight by Camille Normeant, 2008 (image: Courtesy the artist and Gasser Grunert Gallery) Sukhdev Sandhu welcomes MoMA’s first exhibition of sound art, but finds that

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

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


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

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


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