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Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

Robert Venturi is one of the most original and notable architects from the late 20th century Regarded by many as the founder of postmodenrist architecture,

Architecture
Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Isle of Dogs Pumping Station.Photo by Reading Tom via Flickr Popular between the 1970s and 90s, postmodern architecture featured houses with curving forms, bright colours

Design

A new book expands the purview of postmodernism, one of architecture’s most misunderstood movements

Michael Graves: Team Disney Building, Burbank, California, USA, 1986. Picture credit: © Michael Graves Architecture & Design Alamy Stock Photo From brutalism to the neo-shingle

Architecture

Five big ideas that changed design

Ideas are at the heart of design and central to the development of different movements. We take a look at a new book that celebrates

Design

Why the revival of post-modernism is a sign of the times

The revival of postmodernism is more than next-generation nostalgia. It reflects a society, economy and entire political system in a profound state of flux writes

Architecture

Denise Scott Brown: As influential as ever at 86

All photos from the archive of Denise Scott Brown As a new exhibition of Denise Scott Brown’s photographic efforts opens in London, Icon considers why

Architecture

Japanese postmodernism: Ghosts of a future past

Japan’s 1980s boom was marked by unhinged wealth and intense architectural creativity. Its legacy includes some of the most wildly original buildings the world has

Architecture

Icon 176: The rise of the robots, plus Terry Farrell, OMA, Flores & Prats, and designers confronting pollution

In our latest issue, we embrace the automation revolution, look at young designers seeking to tackle pollution, interview Terry Farrell one the pomo renaissance, profile

Opinion

Digital baroque: The British architects combining the digital and the historical

Combining the design techniques of the digital avant-garde with pomo’s sense of historic context, a new generation of British architects is stepping into the limelight, says

Design

RIBA exhibition – Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square

Above: Mies van der Rohe’s unrealised Mansion House Square proposal  Curator Marie Bak Mortensen discusses the two proposals for Mansion House in the City of

Architecture

Editor's choice

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

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

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month




Architects

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

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

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism


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Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept

Five Highlights from Milan Design Week 2024

James Bantone teams up with UGG at this year’s Milan Design Week

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection


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Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

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

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month