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Posts tagged 'Technology'

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems can have damaging effects, especially on marginalised communities. We must build a movement for algorithmic justice Algorithmic Justice League (AJL) founder

Opinion

The design industry too often leaves people behind

Design has been seduced by hypergrowth, leaving behind those with needs not considered profitable. Here’s why that needs to change Words by Harriet Gridley If

Opinion

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

The ‘zero-waste’ project from Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP proposes a new form of mass-produced, biodegradable housing Words by Francesca Perry In the Italian city

Architecture

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

The wooden furniture piece by Agata Nowak features an ‘offline pocket’ for smartphones, to help people disconnect Words by Francesca Perry Polish designer Agata Nowak

Design

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement

Developed by Interaction Research Studio, the makeshift devices allow playful forms of communication to connect those separated by the pandemic Words by Francesca Perry In

Design

Art in the Age of Anxiety diagnoses our post-digital condition

Lynn Hershman Leeson, Shadow Stalker (film still), 2019. Image courtesy the artist and The Shed Icon talks to curator Omar Kholeif about shifting consciousnesses, visualising

Design

In Kunsthaus Graz, Peter Cook turned Archigram ideas into a liveable reality

Kunsthaus Graz by Peter Cook. Image by Markus Schieder/Alamy The ‘friendly alien’ was something of an Archigram reunion that proved a showcase for ideas around

Architecture

What big tech and digital designers can learn from analogue and retro design

Silicon Valley can learn a lot from the enduring appeal of analogue products, says Owen Hopkins About five years ago I started collecting vinyl records.

Opinion

Why technology-focused design won at the Beazley Design of the Year Awards

Detail of Anatomy of An AI System by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler The Beazley Design of the Year awards show that design and technology

Design

The unhealthy truth about health apps and wellness tech

  Health apps may mean well, but technology has a way of feeding our worst instincts, says Natalie Kane With progress comes technology, and with

Design

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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage




Architects

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

A new book by Stefano Casciani offers an insight into Piero Lissoni’s work

Architecture icon: Mies van der Rohe’s domestic masterpiece in Brno has survived everything the 20th century could throw at it

Snøhetta designs minimalist interior for French skincare label Typology in Paris

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians


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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields


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EJM Studio reinterprets the traditional British church pew with new collection

Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

Danish timber specialist Dinesen partners up with John Pawson for a new collection on show at 3 Days Of Design

ICON profiles the female leaders revolutionising the Scandinavian fashion industry

Artek and Tekla celebrate the legacy of Aino Aalto with new bedding collection

UK fashion designer Patrick McDowell talks of their life as a force for circularity in the industry

Wildland creates design-driven stays and experiences worth travelling for

Design Icon: Alvar Aalto’s Armchair 400

Harriet Allure uses scent to invoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to heritage