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Circular economy: The movement changing ownership to access to help minimise waste

Circular economies imagine a future where users become the custodians of our objects, not the owners of them By putting forward a new model based

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We need to take drastic measures now to reduce our reliance on waste

Designers can no longer ignore the relentless flow of materials to landfill. We need to rethink the entire system, writes Sophie Thomas An advert for

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Icon 195: Waste, Design and the Circular Economy

The problem with waste is becoming ever more urgent: September’s issue is dedicated to the ways the design world is taking action now The increased

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Plastic waste: the new wave of designers tackling pollution

Pollution from single-use plastics has finally become a hot topic. A new wave of designers and researchers are tackling the problem by rethinking the way

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Four key trends for Milan design week 2018

With Salone del Mobile 2018 just around the corner, ICON picks out some of the top-trends Fiera-goers can expect to encounter at the design capital,

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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Recycled plastic comes to life in Pentatonic x Snarkitecture’s new sustainable design collaboration Single-use plastic waste is the environmental issue of the day, and sustainable

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The Vamp by Paul Cocksedge

In an effort to reanimate used electronic equipment, the London-based designer has created a Bluetooth device that you can stick onto any old speaker to

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19 Greek Street

A chandelier reminiscent of scientific equipment, ceramics that resemble iced biscuits and products made of discarded glass are among the items on display at the

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Reincarnation machine: bottle recycling factory

The Hemswell bottle recycling plant in Lincolnshire is the largest facility of its kind in Europe – and will soon be the biggest in the

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Reincarnation machine: bottle recycling factory

The Hemswell bottle recycling plant in Lincolnshire is the largest facility of its kind in Europe – and will soon be the biggest in the

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’


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

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’


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