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What went wrong with Covent Garden?

The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So why is it so horrible, wonders Owen Hatherley It is

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‘Poor doors’ show that access isn’t for everyone in London

Issues of access and entry aren’t always as obviously signposted when it comes to housing Separate entrances for low-income residents have become a potent symbol

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Meet the teachers and designers taking the UK’s creative education into their own hands

Store Studio in London provides classes in design and making for pupils at local schools, and teams up with architecture and design studios for special

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Is micro housing the way to solve the housing crisis?

Kaolin Court, a development in Stoke Newington designed by Stolon Studio London’s population has sparked experiments in micro-homes, shared space and cohousing. But how close

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Kangan Arora on her Ikea designs, her inspiration and the balancing act of living in London

Arora has created dozens of designs for Ikea. An image of the FRAMKALLA work in progress Textile designer Kangan Arora’s work has sold in the

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Tom Dixon’s Mirror Ball Pendant light

  John Jervis looks at the design that propelled Tom Dixon to world domination – and earned him the grudging admiration of his peers Tom

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London Design Festival announces medal winners

 Tom Dixon, winner of the London Design Medal Ahead of the London Design Festival, here are the winners of the event’s prestigious medals. By Siobhan

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Icon 196: The London Issue

  October’s issue explores London from the tourist-trap centre to the edgelands where the city crumbles away London vs Londoners: That is the tension that

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: 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