Posts tagged 'Milan'

Design in the time of Covid-19

Milan, home of the world’s largest design fair and festival, sits in lockdown. Photo by Francesco Ungaro from Pexels. The coronavirus pandemic has already had

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The San Siro is Milan’s architectural monument to football

  Giancarlo Ragazzi’s footballing fortress brings together two rival teams and much of Milan’s twentieth-century history. By Edwin Heathcote For aesthetes Milan might be synonymous with high

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Broken Nature: The Triennale exhibition about designing for our species’ survival

 Inside the Triennale installation The Milan Triennale once helped to shape the world of industrial design. In 2019 it is asking if we can design

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In Milan, Note Studio and Tarkett take durable surface material through the looking glass

Formations by Note Studio and Tarkett at Milan Design Week. All images courtesy Tarkett One of Milan Design Week’s most popular installations transformed a traditionally

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Swedish-French designers Färg & Blanche unite textiles, tech and tactile furniture

Emma Marga Blanche and Fredrik Färg. Photo: Johan Lindskog  Stockholm-based Färg & Blanche specialise in characterful, quirky, process-driven products including chairs made of stitched wood and lifts

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Milan’s most iconic buildings, old and new

Roof of the Duomo. Photo by Daniel Case Every April, designers, architects, brands and the media descend upon Milan for the biggest event in the

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In photos: Unusual details in Milan’s architecture reveal an evolving city

All photography by DSL Studio Milan-based DSL Studio’s photographs of Italian cities explore the formal nature of architecture, treating everyday scenes and famous monuments with

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Final call for Ventura Future 2019

There are two weeks left to enter Ventura Future 2019, the design competition for ‘revolutionary, innovative, ground-breaking’ work focused on visions for a better future.

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ICON 181: Wooden rollercoasters, OMA, the new Qatar, and much more

In this issue: Wooden rollercoasters ride again; Brut, the melancholic design collective, Design Indaba 2018; and much more   A word from ICON deputy editor

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Google’s Ivy Ross: ‘If what the tech offers is of value to you, then have it be out in your home and be beautiful’

Part of the Google installation in Milan Design Week. Photo: Google Ivy Ross is in charge of Google’s hardware design, and as such it’s probably

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This winery in the Czech countryside has its own rooftop amphitheatre

Artist KG Nilson creates home and fashion capsule for ARKET

Brad Walls’ new series Pools From Above showcases swimming pools from a bird’s eye view

US Olympic and Paralympic Museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro opens in Colorado

Architects propose innovative visitor centre designs for Abu Dhabi reserve

Beijing’s X Museum offers an alternative to white box art displays

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With Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode designs the future of hygienic air travel

Stiliyana Minkovska donates her Ultima Thule collection to St Thomas’ Hospital

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Gio Ponti: Loving Architecture at MAXXI

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World at the V&A

The world of Charlotte Perriand opens in Paris

From Apple to Anomaly: Trevor Paglen at Barbican Centre

Tate Modern opens Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life

FOOD: Bigger than the Plate at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Paul Rudolph: The Hong Kong Journey

World Architecture Festival

Syria Matters

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This winery in the Czech countryside has its own rooftop amphitheatre

Artist KG Nilson creates home and fashion capsule for ARKET

Brad Walls’ new series Pools From Above showcases swimming pools from a bird’s eye view

US Olympic and Paralympic Museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro opens in Colorado

Architects propose innovative visitor centre designs for Abu Dhabi reserve

Beijing’s X Museum offers an alternative to white box art displays

Issue 200 Magazine

With Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode designs the future of hygienic air travel

Stiliyana Minkovska donates her Ultima Thule collection to St Thomas’ Hospital

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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