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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

Architecture

8 Architectural projects in Cape Town you should know

Aside from its natural beauty, Cape Town – the base of Design Indaba – plays host to numerous interesting and unusual architectural projects. Cape Town

Architecture

Selfie-stick architecture is as empty as New York’s Vessel

  The Vessel is just the latest, most obvious example of structures designed for Instagram first, argues design critic and former OnOffice editor Elissaveta Marinova  

Opinion

The Vessel opened in New York’s Hudson Yards and the reaction was very mixed

Inside Heatherwick’s Vessel, New York. Photo by Jeffrey Blum, Unsplash   Thomas Heatherwick’s design for a landmark centrepiece to the multimillion dollar Hudson Yards development

Opinion

Thomas Heatherwick’s vision for the Olympia regeneration

This grand survivor from Victorian London is about to be revitalised as a cultural hub and exhibition hall by Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC Architecture, writes

Design

Design Indaba 2018: A festival of optimism in the face of ecological turmoil

Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan playful typographic playground at Design Indaba Design Indaba 2018 once again lured a roster of international designers, filmmakers, musicians and

Opinion

Icon 173: Thomas Heatherwick, Paola Antonelli, Paul Priestman and the legacy of Boris Johnson

In our latest issue, we interview superstar designer Heatherwick as he prepares to launch a host of landmark projects around the world In our interview

Opinion

Thomas Heatherwick in Singapore

The designer’s first permanent building in Asia is a series of staggered towers that rise up out of a university campus like a grove of

Architecture

Saturday Club: State of the art

Thomas Heatherwick and Turner Prize-winners Jeremy Deller and Antony Gormley are among those tackling the marginalisation of creative subjects in schools as part of a

Opinion

Thomas Heatherwick’s Gin Palace: Sunbeams from cucumbers?

The designer’s dramatic glasshouses for Bombay Sapphire’s new distillery in Hampshire resemble a Tim Burton-like fantasy of a factory Despite its trademark blue glass bottle,

Architecture

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Bio-architecture Formosana revolutionises sustainable design with Taisugar Circular Village in Taiwan

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How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities




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Bio-architecture Formosana revolutionises sustainable design with Taisugar Circular Village in Taiwan

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities

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

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

LA practice Kadre Architects is using design as a street-level tool for social change

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Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Daylesford Organic launches its largest capsule homewares collection in partnership with Hugo Guinness

Jamie xx and Tekla celebrate the artist’s new album In Wave with striking capsule collection

Earl of East’s new Café collection playfully embraces circularity

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Bio-architecture Formosana revolutionises sustainable design with Taisugar Circular Village in Taiwan

Editor’s Picks: The best new season design and lifestyle launches

How Paris is taking a new approach to its architectural legacy at the Olympic Games

Masquespacio reimagines Miami Art Deco style in a futuristic Barcelona ice cream shop

Blēo launches vibrant new colour palette created in collaboration with the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Jaipur Rugs brings the magic of its home city to London with the opening of its first UK showroom

Rio Kobayashi tells ICON how his Japanese and Austrian-Italian heritage influences his work

Triennale Milano’s 24th International Exhibition will explore the theme of inequalities