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Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

The Swiss manufacturer has relocated one of Japanese architect Kazuo Shinohara’s last remaining homes from Tokyo to its campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany Photography

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Plastic: Remaking Our World examines the history and future of a controversial material

The exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum brings together objects of the pop era as well as contemporary designs and smart concepts for waste reduction

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Piet Oudolf designs new garden for Vitra Campus

The Dutch designer’s project creates a space of nature to complement the architectural interventions across the Weil am Rhein campus Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf

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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

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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

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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  

Design

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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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

Architecture

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A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

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

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept




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A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

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

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


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Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept

Five Highlights from Milan Design Week 2024

James Bantone teams up with UGG at this year’s Milan Design Week

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


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A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

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

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept