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    Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

    RAK Ceramics will host a captivating interview with ICON at Clerkenwell Design Week RAK Ceramics is...

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    Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

    The Madrid-based architecture studio utilised raw and industrial materials to create an eclectic interior that blends...

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    Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

    First Nations people in Canada have long suffered from unacceptable housing conditions – and that needs...

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    A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

    When Axel Springer, the global media and technology company decided to move from print to digital...

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    ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

    Stockholm’s rising designer, Simon Skinner, builds on his Afro-Caribbean heritage to tell a broader story of...

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    Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

    The modern residential building by Atelier Rampazzi brings together old and new architecture in the Swiss...

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    Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund

    Most public art is made by adults, without taking children’s perspectives into account. Play Contract turns...

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    Design studio Flétta takes discarded materials and turns them into desirable new objects

    A decision to explore local waste material streams led an Icelandic studio to some new design...

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    Frida Escobedo leads new project for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

    The Met has chosen Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the new Oscar L Tang and...

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    Architensions creates phantasmagorical installation in California

    The Playground, an installation by Architensions, is unveiled at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Photography by...

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    Norman Foster curates new automobile exhibition at Guggenheim Bilbao

    A new exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Motion: Autos, Art, Architecture, celebrates the artistic dimension...

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    New platform Trampolín launches to nurture aspiring creatives

    Trampolín aims to democratise the creative industries by giving all people equal opportunity to realise their...

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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...

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    David Chipperfield Architects Milan unveils restoration of Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

    The five-year project, led by David Chipperfield Architects Milan and commissioned by Generali, reunifies the sixteenth-century...

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    Spanish photographer Andrés Gallardo captures La Muralla Roja in new photo series

    The postmodern apartment complex in Spain’s Manzanera, Calpe, has now been shot from an entirely new...

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    Atelier Data designs minimalist house in rural Portugal

    Portuguese studio Atelier Data has created a contemporary house, Casa Mãe, in Alcácer do Sal using...

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    Emma Scully Gallery celebrates 30th Anniversary of Jane Atfield’s RCP2 Chair

    The British designer’s striking piece of furniture is made exclusively from consumer waste recycled plastics Words...

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    SBFI Group – Designing the future workspace

    SBFI Group creates superior work environments by combining progressive design, quality, and environmental awareness in everything...

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    Glasgow’s Burrell Collection reopens after £68m revamp

    Following a five-year renovation, Glasgow’s noted Burrell Collection has reopened to the public Photography by Dylan...

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    Poltrona Frau celebrates 110th Anniversary with mark-making artist Felipe Pantone

    Argentine-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone has reinvented the brand’s iconic Archibald armchair in the style of boundary-pushing...

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    North London house becomes the UK’s first net zero carbon home

    A private house located in North London has become the first residential building in the UK...

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    The Eames Institute brings Ray and Charles Eameses’ legacy of creative problem-solving to future generations

    The formation of the Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity, a new nonprofit organisation, aims to bring...

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    Adam Nathaniel Furman designs hand-blown glass collection for BEIT Collective

    The two new collections, Chess and Phoenician, are brought to life by skilled artisans, in homage...

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    JKMM Architects complete Dance House Helsinki

    The Finnish capital’s new industrial-scale venue – Dance House Helsinki – has its own architectural rhythms...

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    Digital gallery Adorno teams up with Southern Sweden Design Days to unveil new collection Proximity

    Organised by Form/Design Center, Southern Sweden Design Days will showcase a selection of new work from...

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    Design Icon: The Fiat Nuova Cinquecento brought driving to the Italian masses

    It was the car that drove Italy’s economic miracle – but it never escaped the sense that...

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    The designers using food waste to create furniture pieces

    From oyster shells to orange peel, food waste could be the design material of the future...

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    Desert X AlUla places contemporary artworks amidst desert landscape

    The second edition of the international art exhibition features 15 artists exploring ideas of mirage and...

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    KACH wraps Yanakacho family home in translucent polycarbonate sleeve

    The polycarbonate panels create a translucent façade and transform this family home into a glowing beacon...

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    Air and Architecture

    Architect@Work returns to the Truman Brewery for 2022 edition on April 13 & 14 Je Ahn...

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    Sanjay Puri Architects complete multi-faceted residential building in India

    The façade of this housing block in Kodla, Karnataka, features a play of geometric shapes, cubic...

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    Diébédo Francis Kéré receives the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Architect, educator and social activist, Kéré has been selected as the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker...

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    Monotype Studio releases 2022 Type Trends report

    The report uncovers how design reflects society, key trends in typography and branding, and how the...

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    This solar greenhouse puts forward a space for self-sufficient cultivation

    Students at IAAC propose a solution to food and energy production in cities with this prototype...

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    ICON 207 : Spring 2022

      Log in or register for free below to read the digital issue now This special...

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    Ian Strange and Trevor Powers collaborate on new film work and photographic series Dalison

    Australian contemporary artist Ian Strange and acclaimed American musician and producer Trevor Powers come together for...

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    Curatorial team unveiled for British Pavilion at the 2023 Venice Biennale

    The British Council has announced the curatorial team that will represent Great Britain at the 18th International Architecture...

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    Why coastal cities should adapt their industrial harbours to contemporary public needs

    Adapting and opening up urban harbours to contemporary needs is vital to improving resilience and wellbeing,...

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    Tosin Oshinowo appointed as curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial

    The Lagos-based Nigerian architect has been announced as the curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial’s second...

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    Have A Butchers and Hempstead May & May Print launch charity sale to raise funds for Ukraine

    Set up by two East London studios and featuring 55 photographic prints, proceeds will be donated...

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    NGV and Melbourne Art Foundation announce the launch of Melbourne Design Fair

    March sees the inauguration of Melbourne’s collectible design fair, the first of its kind in Australia...

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    Somewhere Good creates more nurturing digital spaces

    How can we rethink digital spaces – and design a better kind of social media? Somewhere...

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    Retrofit gives historic Brixton community arts organisation new space to thrive

    CarverHaggard has expanded and improved the 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning hub in south London, steeped...

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    How did transport shape the American landscape?

    Architecture of Normal: The Colonization of the American Landscape documents the extensive impact of transport-driven development Outlets, 2017. Photo by Daniel...

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    Patricia Urquiola designs Haworth Hotel in Michigan

    The Milan-based architect and designer has applied her love of colour and comfort to the project...

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    The Danish architects designing a lunar habitat

    A new exhibition at the Danish Architecture Center explores the work of SAGA Space Architects and...

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    Inside Outside retrospective opens at MAXXI with giant curtain installation

    Landscape designer Petra Blaisse has spent over three decades shaping spaces. Now 70 of her practice’s...

  • London gains a new theatre and cultural hub in Brixton

    Foster Wilson Size has delivered a home for the Brixton House theatre which invites the community...

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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...

  • Hawkins\Brown designs new student centre and public space in Preston

    Delivered for the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), the new project includes solar panels, a roof...