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Posts tagged 'Interview'

Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis asks: How will we live together?

Hashim Sarkis. photo by Jacopo Salvi, courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia Icon editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to the exhibition’s curator and dean of the

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In seaweed and stomach lining Julia Lohmann finds the materials of the future

 At the V&A Department of Seaweed, Oki Naganode’s seaweed installation is on display Lamps created from stomach lining, jewellery cast from frozen baby mice, experimental objects

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Reinventing the chair: Martino Gamper interview

In this conversation, based on a live event at Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, furniture designer Martino Gamper talks to design critic Alice Rawsthorn

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Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia: ‘It was the beginning of designer’s guilt, and it planted a pretty deep seed in me’

The co-founder of the global holiday rental service on the future of design and his new philanthropic project The home rental service Airbnb began life

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Frank Gehry: Frank as ever

At 85, Gehry has completed one of his finest buildings, the Dr Chau Chak Wing facility in Sydney. In laconic mood, the architect talks candidly

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A taste of Bethan Laura Wood – ‘It’s about controlling colour without stifling it’

With her fantastical wardrobe and exuberant patterns, the east London designer was always going to get noticed. But behind the giant fruits and rainbow eyeliner

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Moshe Safdie: ‘Architects must stop being yes men’

The Israeli-Canadian architect of the groundbreaking Habitat 67 project in Montreal talks about social responsibility, designing for context and his approach to housing In developed and

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Ben van Berkel: Canaletto and its impact

Icon meets UN Studio’s Ben van Berkel [iframe width=”630″ height=”400″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/zAFKmq3wSXI?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen ] Nicholas Horowitz UN Studio’s principal architect discusses the role of skyscrapers

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Alberto Alessi: ‘The future is unpredictable’

As part of the Design Museum’s anniversary series, in association with Icon, the Italian designer and managing director of the Alessi kitchenware brand talks about working

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Russ and Henshaw at the Tile Mile

Icon meets Russ and Henshaw at the Tile Mile [iframe width=”630″ height=”400″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/iewe2m4gDgI?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen ] Nicholas Horowitz The founders of Russ and Henshaw tell

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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