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The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair is one of the most recognisable and iconic designs of the last century. Still frequently used in interiors, the chair epitomises elegance

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A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

The Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen. Image courtesy of Fritz Hansen Designed in the fifties, the Egg Chair is a design classic that has become

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Icon Award Winner: Formafantasma, Emerging designer of the year

“Ghost shapes” is how Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin translate the name of their Eindhoven-based studio Formafantasma. It’s a neat way of describing the historical

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Poliform

If you grow up in Inverigo, a small Italian town 30km north of Milan, the chances are your future lies in furniture making. Here schoolgirls

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Dressing for Pleasure

Fetishism has much in common with consumerism: repetitive rituals, ecstatic materialism and insatiability, for instance. But the taboos around fetishism mean that it hasn’t been

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Dressing for Pleasure

Fetishism has much in common with consumerism: repetitive rituals, ecstatic materialism and insatiability, for instance. But the taboos around fetishism mean that it hasn’t been

Review

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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