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Posts tagged 'Will Wiles'

Map started out as Barber & Osgerby’s consultancy arm, but has evolved into something quite new

Part investor, part industry-navigator, Map Project Office helps crowdfunded ideas to become a reality. Could this be a model for other studios to follow, asks

Features

The Ministry of Nostalgia

Owen Hatherley’s latest book examines the 1930s/40s/50s revivalism that has engulfed this country since the financial crisis and delivers a solid kicking to the austerity

Review

Imaginary Cities by Darran Anderson

Darran Anderson’s ambitious tour of the city in myth, fiction and history veers down some unexpected paths, but Will Wiles is more than happy to

Review

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Will Wiles was gripped by an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection that exposed the links between art and crime like luminol on a blood-spattered carpet

Review

Pantone

For over 60 years, this single company has systematised and shaped designers’ notions of colour. So how did that happen? When did Pantone go from

Icon of the Month

UltraRope

Sometimes it is the unexpected or overlooked that can have the greatest impact. UltraRope is a new carbon-fibre cable for lift shafts that could revolutionise

Features

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

There’s something nasty in the flatpack furniture store … Will Wiles enjoys a ghost story with a truly sinister setting Orsk is “the all-American furniture

Review

Metahaven: Last year’s Design Studio of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Features

Tate Britain robots: Night watch

After closing time at Tate Britain, four silent robots move around the galleries. As their flashlights illuminate the walls, an internet audience enjoys a robot’s-eye

Features

Slaughterhouses: Meat is modernism

Slaughterhouses are meant to look anonymous, so rarely is much thought given to their exterior design. Yet those assembly lines of suspended carcasses played a

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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