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Posts tagged 'Tim Abrahams'

ICON Minds: The Future of Work

Are we facing the death of the office, the end of the nine-to-five and an imminent robot takeover? ICON’s expert panel considers the future of

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Husqvarna chainsaw: ‘The perfect product for a weapons manufacturer to produce in times of peace’

Before the world could have post-war Swedish design, it needed a post-war Swedish power tool, writes Tim Abrahams “And he shall judge among the nations, and

Icon of the Month

The proliferation of infographics reveals a deep crisis in news journalism

Intended to shed light on a story, these turds of lurid colour now curse all of our newspapers, says Tim Abrahams In April 2016, the

Crimes Against Design

Is the era of ‘iconic’ architecture coming to an end?

As the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology opened in Lisbon, a new wave of European architects exhibiting alongside it asked if extravagant, self-consciously sculptural

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The Future of Architecture Since 1889

Part of Jean-Louis Cohen’s strength as a thinker is the way he traces the transfer of architectural ideas rather than simple aesthetics. He explains how

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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