Archived since April 2003 Complete Archive Quarterly
211 issues
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.

Latest issue
Curl up next to the fire with our winter issue as we transport you from Copenhagen to the Big Apple and beyond. If you’re planning your 2024 adventures, flick through the pages as we share how to make the most of Oslo with travel tips from local design insiders.
In ICON 214, we also sit down with Cecilie Bahnsen for a special interview, as the Copenhagen-based designer shares her insights on embracing originality and authenticity in fashion. Fusing Scandinavian minimalism with the traditions of French fashion, her unique collections are loved the world over.

Elsewhere, this issue aims to celebrate a broader definition of design and architecture as we look at the future of construction. Read up on a recent collaboration between circular materials company EasyMining and Form Us With Love that has been exploring design-friendly uses for sand that is generated as a by-product of waste recovery.

Continuing with this boundary-pushing theme, The Missing Thread: Untold Stories of Black British Fashion at Somerset House, showcases key moments in British design. From sound systems to dresses worn by Princess Diana, O.G Studios’ design shines new light on the often- overlooked Black influence on British fashion. 
This and more in our winter issue!

Subjects: Applied Art, Architecture, Design

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  • First Issue: April 2003
  • Latest Issue: Winter 2023
  • Issue Count: 211
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2516-1245