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UK’s first open-access factory opens in Enfield

5th Studio has renovated a large hangar in London’s Lea Valley into an affordable workspace for Bloqs, a community of makers Words by George Kafka

Architecture

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,

Features

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

Features

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

News

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

Features

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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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