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Posts tagged 'spaceflight'

The Moon Lander: NASA’s ugly but essential spacecraft

Photograph courtesy NASA Neil Armstrong’s ‘giant leap’ came from the step of an awkward alien spacecraft that was at home on neither Earth nor moon,

Icon of the Month

Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program

Alan Bean collecting soil samples on the Apollo 12 mission, 1969 (image: NASA) The US space programme was so expensive that Nasa made the cost

Review

Foster + Partners’ Spaceport America

From 2013, Virgin Galactic will offer space adventures for the 1%, including Brad Pitt, Stephen Hawking and Katy Perry. Icon went to the New Mexico

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Colour and texture elevate StudioDuo’s latest project in Ho Chi Minh City

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

mini-VRV – climate control that’s never seen nor heard

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022


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

Colour and texture elevate StudioDuo’s latest project in Ho Chi Minh City

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

mini-VRV – climate control that’s never seen nor heard

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022


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