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Posts tagged 'Royal College of Art'

Jony Ive and Prince Charles will save us all with design, apparently

The pair has teamed up to launch the Terra Carta Design Lab, inviting students from the Royal College of Art to develop solutions to the

Opinion

Royal College of Art graduates offer creative takes on modern challenges

Detail from Carlo Scanferlato’s works Among the range of innovative and beautiful designs at the Royal College of Art’s graduate shows in design, these projects stood

News

Hilda Hellström

Fascinated by the historical resonance of objects, the Swedish designer has created her own mythical artefacts Many designers profess to be driven by narrative, but

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Margaret Calvert: Last year’s Icon of the Year

At last year’s Icon Awards, Margaret Calvert was named Icon of the Year. In the lead-up to the 2014 awards this week, we revisit this

Features

Graduates 2014: Royal College of Art

The best of this year’s RCA Design Products graduates delivered projects with real purpose, tackling overconsumption, exploring new techniques and designing for adaptable living The Royal

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Profile: Industrial Facility

The London-based product-design studio, Industrial Facility, who make prototypes of their minimalist designs out of paper, has also set up an online store to sell

Features

Margaret Calvert, 2013 Icon of the Year: “Being a graphic designer is like being a brain surgeon”

Using the European standard shapes for warnings, Calvert designed the pictorial instructions for road users, referencing what was familiar to her – a cow for

Features

Future 50: BornAnIdea

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

Features

Future 50: Nelly Ben Hayoun

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

Features

Royal College of Art’s Dyson building by Haworth Tompkins

It’s all change at the Royal College of Art. In recent years various big names have retired, including Nigel Coates and Ron Arad, and the

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

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


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

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


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New Nordic design

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

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