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Design studio Flétta takes discarded materials and turns them into desirable new objects

A decision to explore local waste material streams led an Icelandic studio to some new design discoveries Photography by Saga Sigurðardóttir Words by Riya Patel

Design

V&A launches 10-year project exploring sustainable materials

Make Good: Rethinking Material Futures includes annual displays – with its first featuring work by Mac Collins, Marjan van Aubel and Fernando Laposse Bodge Bench,

Design

Design Museum celebrates sustainable fashion designer Bethany Williams

A new display explores the work of the London-based designer, whose studio transforms waste material and works with communities From Bethany Williams’ ‘All Our Children’

Design

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

The Bodyheat project shows how renewable energy systems can be fun, too Words by Crystal Bennes ‘Solving climate change doesn’t only have to be about

Design

London community workshops turn waste into homeware

Hosted by Blackhorse Workshop and GoodWaste in Chingford, the Plaster Works events invite the public to transform building waste materials Blackhorse Workshop, a community initiative

Design

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno’s concept of urbanism, whereby all citizen needs are met within 15 minutes of home Words

Cities

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

With designs from practices including Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects, the development embraces the use of CLT, terracotta, hemp and raw earth Words by Sabrina

Cities

South Kensington installations propose greener London

In the run up to COP26, three architectural interventions in London show how to creatively reclaim nature in cities facing climate change Words by Francesca

Cities

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

A new exhibition celebrates ‘farmer designers’

Can we design a better system of agriculture? The madd-bordeaux exhibition, Farmer designers: an art of living, believes so Loess Plateau, Gao Xing Zhuang village,

Design

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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