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Posts tagged 'Milan'

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan

On the original date of the 2021 Salone del Mobile and in honour of the fair’s 60th anniversary, the British designer hosts a digital ‘24

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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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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


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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