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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

AOC Architecture unveils transformative refurbishment of the V&A Museum of Childhood

The museum’s facade, facing Cambridge Heath Road in Bethnal Green. Photo: Will Pryce. Courtesy of the V&A. The V&A Museum of Childhood is to temporarily

Architects

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World is a serious crowd pleaser

General Motors Firebird I (XP 21). Photo by General Motors Company LLC, courtesy of the V&A The car is arguably one of the most transformative

Review

Kengo Kuma’s new take on bamboo

Bamboo ring at Victoria & Albert Museum. Photo by Ed Reeve Kengo Kuma explains how his LDF creation experimented with materials — and not just

News

Designer Marlène Huissoud creates a project with a legacy for the planet

Designer Marlène Huissoud’s work for London Design Festival’s Legacy project is concerned with longevity – not just of her creation, but of an entire species.

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London Design Festival 2019: The 10 installations not to miss

Walala Lounge, South Molton Street, by Camille Walala Read on for Icon’s top ten installations to see at this year’s London Design Festival London Design

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Icon 185: A new frontier for design

Inside Icon 185: Are videogames the final frontier of design? Plus: 200 years of Thonet, Assemble’s new Goldsmiths CCA gallery, the gentrification of Goldfinger’s famous fortress

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Icon x London Design Festival

London Design Festival has arrived and is already taking over the city. Icon will be hosting a series of talks and events during the course

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Kengo Kuma’s new V&A Dundee is about to open its doors

The V&A Dundee has been nominated by ArtFund for its Museum of the Year 2019 award, making up a shortlist of five institutions across the

Architecture

London Design Festival 2018: top picks and highlights from the V&A

Serving once more as the London Design Festival’s central hub, the V&A is hosting several monumental installations, numerous workshops and dozens of other events. Here

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

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

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

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

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


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