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Posts tagged 'ICON 131'

LGBT visual language

As Ireland votes in favour of legalising gay marriage, we revisit Lundgren + Lindqvist’s redesign last year of the symbols and flag of the international

Rethink

CDW 2014: Installations

For this year’s CDW Presents, three projects conceived by some of London’s most talented designers and architects will be exhibited around Clerkenwell, celebrating the diversity

News

The Lego Movie

Emmet, a humble construction worker – and prophesied “special one” (Image: Warner Bros/The Kobal Collection) Charles Holland enjoys a witty take on the eternal Lego

Review

Richard Hamilton at Tate Modern

Interior II, 1964, oil paint, cellulose paint, printed paperon board (image: Tate, estate of Richard Hamilton) There was far more to the late British artist’s

Review

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby: In The Making

For their exhibition at the Design Museum, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby capture a series of objects during the process of manufacture. The show explores

Features

Colin Ward – Life, Times and Thought

Images: Daniel Poynor (Ed), Autonomy: The Cover Designs of Anarchy, 1961-1970, Hyphen Press Owen Hatherley is intrigued by the contradictions in the British architect and

Review

All that is Solid by Danny Dorling

Britain’s housing crisis isn’t a question of supply – it’s far more serious than that, finds Douglas Murphy “The last time the housing finance system

Review

Ruin Lust at Tate Britain

The Chancel and Crossing of Tintern Abbey, Looking Towards the East Window, JMW Turner, c. 1794 (image: Tate Britain) Isabel Stevens finds humour, fear and

Review

Sven Lützenkirchen’s Industrial Revolution

  Photographer Sven Lützenkirchen’s Werke series reveals a secret side to factory architecture. Each is a dry image of a sprawling industrial site in Germany

GALLERY

Action Factory by Nicholas Grimshaw

Nicholas Grimshaw designed Herman Miller’s grade II-listed factory in Bath to reflect the manufacturer’s philosophy of open, inclusive and democratic working spaces that can be

Features

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