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Posts tagged 'Mies van der Rohe'

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

The Washington DC library honouring the civil rights leader has been revitalised with new spaces, a public roof garden and a social focus Dutch architecture

Architecture

Neue Nationalgalerie reopens after ‘surgical’ restoration by David Chipperfield

The iconic Berlin gallery designed by Mies van der Rohe underwent an extensive refurbishment which balanced conservation with future needs The Neue Nationalgalerie, the modernist

Architecture
Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

The Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier is one of the most recognisable example of a modernist house In the first half of the twentieth century,

Architecture
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

Design

Neue Nationalgalerie by Mies van der Rohe

Why Mies van der Rohe’s final building is perhaps his most iconic. By Beatrice Galilee It was in Berlin that Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began

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An architectural tour of Barcelona’s iconic buildings

  Everyone knows that Barcelona houses the many peculiar works of Antoni Gaudi, but here are a few other buildings that you should know about

Architecture

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion heralded the modernist era

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture Designed by modernism’s golden child Mies

Architecture

Mies van der Rohe: From the Bauhaus to the height of modernism

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper

Architecture

How the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar uses architecture to link the design movement to Germany’s past and present

 Visualisation of the detail on the front of the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar. Image courtesy of the Heike Hanada Laboratory of Art and Architecture In

Architecture

The only chair design that changed the world

  It’s the only chair that can truly claim to have changed the world. Elizabeth Guffey asks why it’s rarely included in the design canon From modern

Design

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Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue




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Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work


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Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

Ukrainian creative studio Gushka creates woollen items that bring a new life to ancestral crafts

Meet Marina Cighir: The creative force behind Italian design studio Aina Kari


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Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue