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Posts tagged 'Somerset House'

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

The transformation project by Witherford Watson Mann has revitalised and opened up the neoclassical building, improving access and adding facilities The Courtauld Gallery, part of

Architecture

The Gingerbread City showcases a sweet future for transport

This year’s Gingerbread City launched at Somerset House with the usual competition – and a big reveal for 2020 Now a much-anticipated annual traditional in

News

Culture Declares Emergency adds over 200 organisations, including Tate

Tate joins hundreds of cultural bodies join the declaration of a climate emergency and announces future commitments Tate’s directors have joined the Culture Declares Emergency movement,

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UK galleries, theatres and arts bodies declare climate change emergency

Some of the UK’s biggest cultural institutions today marched through central London to draw attention to their declaration of a ‘climate emergency.’ More than 190

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London Design Biennale reveals theme and artistic director for 2020 event

London Design Biennale announced on Tuesday that artist and designer Es Devlin OBE will be the artistic director for its third edition, set to take

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London Design Biennale: Icon’s six favourite pavilions

After an exhaustive investigation, Icon has selected the best six installations at the new London Design Biennale for your pleasure – all dissent welcome Behind

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Björk Digital at Somerset House

Fans of the experimental artist will be mesmerised by her intrepid melding of music and technology, but those less familiar with her work will find

Review

Tabanlioglu Architects

An installation at Somerset House by Arik Levy and Tabanlioglu Architects is on display at Somerset House Transition; Warm/Wet, an installation at Somerset House designed

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London Design Festival, day 1: Awards and installations

Icon kicked off LDF by scoping out the festival’s main venues, as well as a few smaller shows we had our eye on. We also checked

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Guy Bourdin

John Jervis welcomes a retrospective that focuses on the photographer’s 1970s heyday – when his sharp, surreal images helped to define the fashion industry In

Review

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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


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