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Icon is the essential international architecture and design magazine. Every month 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.



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This month Icon looks at the state of creative London. As the property crisis looms, how do the creative industries stack up? Continuing with the London theme Danny Dorling writes about the future of housing in the capital, we also feature a photo story from Chris Dorley-Brown that depicts the changing face of east London over the last 40 years. Other features include the Architecture of Crossrail, Gort Scott profile, Amos Rex Art Museum in Helsinki and a Q&A with BV Doshi.

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Icon is the essential international architecture and design magazine. Every month 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.



If you would like digital access while you’re on the move, why not download our app for the iPhone and iPad?
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Kindle Fire owners can download Icon by searching the Amazon App Store for "Icon magazine".

Digital subscribers can also read the magazine in the 'Exactly' Android app. Click here to download.

  • First Issue: June 2011
  • Latest Issue: October 2018
  • Issue Count: 85
  • Page Count: 12,183
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2516-1245

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