Posts tagged 'Shanghai'

Paradise Lost: the virtuosic moments and misfires of Thomas Heatherwick

Icon met Heatherwick in 2017. Portrait: Felicity McCabe. In the lobby of Thomas Heatherwick’s studio, a coffee table is being erected at impressive speed, its

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Designer Ximi Li talks Shanghai’s multicultural past, changing present and prosperous future

By3 TV cabinet coffee table system. All images courtesy: Ximi Li The Shanghai-based furniture maker explains why the city has always lured creative people and

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Is China finally ditching the mega mall?

Xintiandi, home to a two-week design festival at this year’s Design Shanghai, laid the ground for a new wave of developments that mix retail, cafes

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Design Shanghai returns

The leading Asian design event takes place again in March with top names and global brands, as well as a new two-week festival March marks

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Preview: Design Shanghai

From product launches to bespoke installations and collectible design, here’s what Icon is looking forward to at this year’s fair, as well as a closer

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Former French Concession, Shanghai

The FFC – an area heavy with history – has been attracting young, entrepreneurial and multinational creatives You won’t find Shanghai’s former French Concession marked

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Denmark in Shanghai

Denmark believes Shanghai is taking over from Hong Kong as Asia’s design hub and it is determined to play a part in that Denmark has

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Dadawa in Shanghai

One of the country’s most innovative female musicians and cultural stars is determined to see “Made in China” become “Created in China” Best known as

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Shanghai city guide

The world’s most populated city is style-conscious and knows how to do chic. Here we pick a few sights, spaces and sensations it would be

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Review: London Design Festival

The Icon team was out and about at our home town’s biggest design event last week. Here is some of our coverage of the event

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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