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Posts tagged 'Isabel Stevens'

9 January: This week’s most read

Smart cities, architectural photography and Apple’s Jonathan Ive were some of the things Icon readers read about most this week 1. Can we outsmart the

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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

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Out of the Shadows: MacDonald Gill

Theatreland 1915 The fantastical maps of Max Gill reveal why the artist was once as well known as his now more famous elder brother, says

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Mass Observation

From British Circus Life, by John Hinde, 1948 (image: National Media Museum) The organisation’s visual archive raises intriguing questions about the line between social study

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The green screen

At cinema’s inception, as audiences gasped and ducked at the flickering spectacle of a train rushing at them, film was regarded as a dark art.

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André Sauvage

In the 1920s and early 30s, there was a fortuitous collision: cities soared upwards and outwards and silent film reached its apogee, before sound came

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Geraldo de Barros

Brazilian artist Geraldo de Barros was a street photographer – but not in the normal mould. Just as, in the late 1940s, Robert Frank and

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Pushwagner’s Soft City

Welcome to a nightmare of identical high-rise towers, car-jammed highways and swarming supermarkets; a city gobbled up by a corporation which stamps its signature on

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Lee Friedlander

In the early 1960s, the future had wheels and a sleek chrome exterior. “She’s real fine my 409. Well, I saved my pennies and I

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Wim Wenders

The photography of any other itinerant film director might easily be considered an extracurricular project, as ephemera for the fans, but the travelogues of Wim

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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