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Posts tagged 'nordic'

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

The brand associated with plastic bricks and play goes all serious and sustainable. Is this a grand return to the company’s wooden roots? Words by

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Japanese and Nordic design hub Pantechnicon opens in London

A historic building in Belgravia has been transformed by Farrells to host a new design, food and retail destination celebrating Japanese and Nordic cultures Words

Design

Bolon: ‘If we were to flirt with other businesses, they should really be fashion brands’

Annica and Marie Eklund, the flooring company’s directors spoke to us as they launched three new collections in Stockholm Last week during Stockholm Furniture Fair,

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Selling Scandinavia

Paris auction house Artcurial launched its pioneering sales of classic Scandinavian design last year, but has the trend for Nordic collectibles peaked before it even got

Features

Overgaard & Dyrman

The Danish duo’s Wire furniture collection skilfully harnesses metalwork to saddlery, writes Allan Torp A passion for great craftsmanship, a respect for design heritage and

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New Nordic design

At Maison&Objet in Paris last month, ICON caught up with six young Scandinavian designers to explore their practice, their similarities and differences and the future

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Preview: Arctic Design Week

The world’s northern-most design festival will this year focus on devising solutions to the challenges of life in extreme conditions, says the event’s organiser Päivi

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Elements by Note Design Studio

The design practice has launched a series of lights for Swedish brand Zero at Stockholm Furniture Fair Note Design Studio has launched a series of

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Preview: Helsinki Design Week

Helsinki Design Week’s former main venue Old Customs Warehouse, 2011 Programme director Hanna Harris discusses this September’s Helsinki Design Week Helsinki Design Week celebrates its

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Debate: Does Helsinki need a Guggenheim Museum?

The proposal to open a branch of the US institution in the Finnish capital is a chance to promote the city’s culture, says the Guggenheim

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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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: 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