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Posts tagged 'Oscars'

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

The new museum for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises a renovated art deco building and massive ‘floating’ sphere Words by Francesca

Architecture

Björk in the swan dress at the 2001 Oscars is iconic – but is it camp?

Marjan Pejoski’s swan dress, from the Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 collection, on display at the Met Presaging the politicisation of the red carpet in the #MeToo era,

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The red carpet

It has long been a byword for a lavish welcome but from ancient Greece to modern Hollywood the red carpet has also had a habit

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Hollywood Costume

The opening display of Hollywood Costume sets the tone. Before any clothes come into view, there’s a room-sized screen playing clips from The Wizard of

Review

Red carpet

It has long been a byword for a lavish welcome but from ancient Greece to modern Hollywood the red carpet has also had a habit

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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