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Posts tagged 'Ikea'

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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Five big ideas that changed design

Ideas are at the heart of design and central to the development of different movements. We take a look at a new book that celebrates

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From Modernism to Ikea mugs, how universality shaped design

Official Swiss Railways Clock (1944) by Hans Hilfiker for Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) – this iconic design reflects the bold directness of the Swiss School’s

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Maja Ganszyniec: From queen of Polish design to Ikea

Maja Ganszyniec quickly emerged as a leading figure in the ‘desert’ of noughties Warsaw design. Now she wants to coax Poland’s prolific but low-value furniture

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Ilse Crawford: ‘You need to drill into the life of a building’

The London-based designer has built a reputation on designing interior spaces that prioritise comfort over ostentation. We met her as she prepared to expand her

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Rethink: IKEA logo

The furniture giant’s products are usually clever and design-focused, so why is its name still trapped in an outdated yellow lozenge? It’s time to take

Rethink

10 people shaping the future of design and architecture

From Ikea’s Mia Lundström to the Chinese president, these people are set to change the way we think and work – so you’d best keep

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Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

There’s something nasty in the flatpack furniture store … Will Wiles enjoys a ghost story with a truly sinister setting Orsk is “the all-American furniture

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Adrien Rovero

  I decided to choose five objects that are always close at hand and that I regularly pick up and use in the studio. From

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Ikea: How it all began

Everyone knows what an Ikea store is like, but how is the flatpack furniture that fills our homes in ever growing numbers actually designed and

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Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’


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

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality