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New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

The Tip Ton RE has been developed by Vitra using recycled plastic material Words by Francesca Perry The gently rocking, simultaneously playful and utilitarian Tip

Design

Jasper Morrison discusses his new cork fireplace and furniture collection

Corks by Jasper Morrison at Kasmin gallery. Photos: Diego Flores/Kasmin  Jasper Morrison’s cork stools are minimal, modern classics. His first exhibition in North America takes

Features

Is it time to reinvent bathrooms as social hubs of the home?

Bathroom giants VitrA and designer Terri Pecora are on a mission to reinvent the bathroom as shared, sociable environments families enjoy spending time in  

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Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek Visitor numbers at this year’s Maison & Objet have yet

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From the archives

A trend for archive pieces has emerged at Clerkenwell Design Week, as industry stalwarts such as Vitra, Cassina and SCP unearth and update former successes and

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Icon’s House of Culture

Old Sessions House, our new venue at Clerkenwell Design Week, will feature displays by top brands, talks by leading designers and a cafe to rest

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Hella Jongerius: “There’s too much shopping without any social or environmental consciousness”

The self-proclaimed “design pastor” denounced production “without any social or environmental consciousness” and called on designers to be more responsible at Design Indaba in Cape Town

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Wellcome Collection reading room

Opening later on 5 February, the London institution’s wondrous new library by architecture and design practice AOC combines the spirit of open access with the

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Alfredo Häberli

The designer on his Kvadrat knit collection, a Vitra chair and a 60s watch We have to find the courage to seize the moment and

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Win a Tom Vac chair signed by Ron Arad

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED To celebrate 15 years of Ron Arad’s Tom Vac chair, Vitra and Icon are giving one away – signed by

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Linear park by Migliore+Servetto opens in South Korea

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

A bold combination of craft and innovation for your bathroom

Rethinking care: Design Museum hosts online showcase of emerging designers

The Festival of Britain at 70: questioning the myth

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

Explore Portuguese innovation, sustainability and contemporary design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian


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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Linear park by Migliore+Servetto opens in South Korea

Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

A bold combination of craft and innovation for your bathroom

Rethinking care: Design Museum hosts online showcase of emerging designers

The Festival of Britain at 70: questioning the myth

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

Explore Portuguese innovation, sustainability and contemporary design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian


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 preview: 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