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Posts tagged 'Korea'

North Korea

Stockholm-based design agency Snask offers the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea a little help on the ‘democratic’ front Dear North … sorry, Democratic People’s Republic

Rethink

Damoon

A new collection of tableware by Seoul-based designer Chaehoon Moon combines two great Korean traditions to keep food warm and fresh Taking cues from aspects

News

The roundabout revolutions

The history of these banal, utilitarian instruments of traffic management has become entangled with that of political uprising, Eyal Weizman argues in his latest book

Comment

Can we outsmart the smart city?

Masdar, a $20 billion smart city being built in the Abu Dhabi desert  A new generation of cities are being wired up to control themselves

Features

North Korea: Visions of Escape

Commissions for Utopia, an exploration of ideas for sustainable tourism in North Korea, was among the exhibits on display at the Golden Lion-winning South Korean

GALLERY

Highlights: Maison et Objet

Icon noticed a focus on the handmade and the humorous at the interior design trade show in Paris earlier this month. Here are some products

News

Objects by Seung-Yong Song

Korean designer Seung-Yong Song has transformed the archetypal chair with a collection that strikes a balance between whimsy and function. “Things seem to reject change

News

Boutique Monaco by Mass Studies

words Johanna Agerman “High towers are like deserts for human interaction,” says Minsuk Cho of Korean architecture practice Mass Studies. With Boutique Monaco, he’s trying

NEWS

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


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

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


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