Icon is the essential international architecture and design magazine. Icon interviews the most exciting architects and designers and brings you the best in new buildings and design. Icon analyses the most interesting cultural movements and technologies and reviews a range of exhibitions, books, films and events. Beautifully presented, rigorous and insightful, Icon goes in depth to get under the skin of design culture. It explores exactly what's happening today, and what it means for the future. For the global picture, read Icon
The art of making: this issue explores our obsession with craft and asks why we cling to the tangible in a post-material age. Icon's editor Priya Khanchandani delves into Reality TV's unlikely love of the handmade and talks to the winner of the Netflix’s competitive glass-blowing series Blown Away. Eddie Blake finds God in the most unlikely places, from warehouses to bingo halls. And we also look at the spectacular installations that rose from the desert sand at this year's Burning Man. Plus: Es Devlin on biennales in a wasteful world and architect Jean-Philippe Vassal on repair over replacement.