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Industry news and events - 9 April 2020

Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s weekly round-up

Published in News

In the latest edition of Icon Minds, Camille Walala talks candidly about her career as a designer

Published in Features
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 12:13

Icon Minds: The Future of Transport

Does the future of transport lie in autonomous vehicles? We find out how transportation will change the world with professor Dale Harrow from the RCA

Published in Comment
Monday, 14 January 2019 10:26

Icon Minds: The Future of Cities

Over half the world's population lives in cities, and the number is rising. How will the cities of the future look? Jamie Fobert joins ICON's editor to discuss climate change, high-density living and avoiding ego-driven design

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 10:09

Icon Minds podcast: The Future of the Home

The second episode of the Icon Minds podcast is here. This time, we discuss how technology is shaping the future of the home

Published in Features
Friday, 14 September 2018 14:16

ICON Minds: the future of the home

Smart objects have wormed their way into our homes and won us over with the promise of convenience. But as the debate around data and privacy heats up, what does the future of the home look like?

Published in Video
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 14:43

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 consider the future of the daily grind in our new podcast

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:47

ICON Minds: the future of work

The first episode of our video series, ICON Minds, sees Rohan Silva and James McLachlan reflect on the changing nature of modern work.

Published in Video

Fierce competition has made exhibition stand design is a vital part of making Milan design week a success. ICON picks out some of the most striking stands from Salone del Mobile 2018.

Published in Features
Thursday, 09 April 2015 15:44

James Irvine

The British-born, Milan-based designer – who worked with Muji, Thonet, Arper, Magis and Olivetti – is the subject of a new monograph, published by Phaidon. The book is full of unpublished sketches, some of which are featured here

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 14:06

Lina Bo Bardi’s Bowl Chair

As the Italian-Brazilian architect's reputation grows ever brighter, Arper has delved into the archives to create a limited-edition of her unrealised 1951 Bowl Chair

Published in News
Monday, 29 July 2013 15:58

Icon competition: the winners

To celebrate ten years of Icon in print, we gave away six collectable chairs during Clerkenwell Design Week. We asked you to doodle around a silhouette of one of the classic chairs, putting it into the context of your choice. Here are the winners …

Published in Design
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:53

Icon Competition

To celebrate our first decade in print, we're offering you the chance to win one of six classic chairs during Clerkenwell Design Week. All you have to do is doodle around a silhouette of the chair you want, putting it into an imaginary context, and drop it into one of the special Icon boxes at CDW. To find out more:

Published in Design