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Posts tagged 'Thomas Heatherwick'

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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The second edition Hospitality Innovation Summit Saudi Arabia & UAE by GBB Venture marks a new measure of excellence

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

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

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

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




Architects

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

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

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


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ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

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

USM and Symbol Audio unveil new capsule collection of audio and record storage pieces

Shalini Misra’s new rug collection references the architectural beauty of India’s ancient stepwells


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The second edition Hospitality Innovation Summit Saudi Arabia & UAE by GBB Venture marks a new measure of excellence

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

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

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

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