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Margaret Calvert: Last year’s Icon of the Year

At last year’s Icon Awards, Margaret Calvert was named Icon of the Year. In the lead-up to the 2014 awards this week, we revisit this

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Last year’s winners

Konstantin Grcic, Metahaven, Robbrecht and Daem and Cruz y Ortiz were among those who took home trophies at last year’s Icon Awards. The full list

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Bench B: Last year’s Furniture Design of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Rijksmuseum: Last year’s Interior of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Praça das Artes: Last year’s Building of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Metahaven: Last year’s Design Studio of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Robbrecht and Daem: Last year’s Architecture Practice of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Rethink: Award entries

For some, the thrill of winning awards can be too intoxicating a drug. Over time you need bigger awards to feel the same buzz. Caught

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5 Most Wanted: Patrik Schumacher

Schumacher has worked alongside Zaha Hadid since 1988, assisting with her first built projects, and is the chief proponent and theorist of parametricism. He considers

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Margaret Calvert, 2013 Icon of the Year: “Being a graphic designer is like being a brain surgeon”

Using the European standard shapes for warnings, Calvert designed the pictorial instructions for road users, referencing what was familiar to her – a cow for

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

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

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

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

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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