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The sky is the limit for the Swiss sliding door producers Sky-Frame

Sky-Frame is unique in the sleekness of its track and the minimalism of its aluminium lines  Nestled in the lush greenery of the Swiss countryside,

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Husqvarna chainsaw: ‘The perfect product for a weapons manufacturer to produce in times of peace’

Before the world could have post-war Swedish design, it needed a post-war Swedish power tool, writes Tim Abrahams “And he shall judge among the nations, and

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UltraRope

Sometimes it is the unexpected or overlooked that can have the greatest impact. UltraRope is a new carbon-fibre cable for lift shafts that could revolutionise

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Mischer Traxler

A rug that tells you how long it took to make and an electroplated chess set inspired by dusty archives are among the Viennese duo’s

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Pottery printer by Gt2P

Pottery printer [iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/96854925″ width=”630″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen ] Less CPP N°1: Machine Assembly from great things to people on Vimeo. Gt2P Gt2P’s

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Collectors: Peter Marigold

That’s a nice one,” says Peter Marigold, handing me a small plastic packet that he has labelled “Hula Hoop, 20 April”. Inside, there is a

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Icon 112: Manufacturing

CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE NOW Icon 112: Manufacturing As London Design Festival approaches, Icon goes behind the scenes to visit the factories where the slick products on display

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Reincarnation machine: bottle recycling factory

The Hemswell bottle recycling plant in Lincolnshire is the largest facility of its kind in Europe – and will soon be the biggest in the

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Reincarnation machine: bottle recycling factory

The Hemswell bottle recycling plant in Lincolnshire is the largest facility of its kind in Europe – and will soon be the biggest in the

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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


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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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


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 preview: 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