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Icon Magazine Completes 16-Year Digital Archive

By Jess Browne-Swinburne

10 Oct 2019

Readers can now browse every issue of leading design and architecture magazine Icon on the Exact Editions platform.

The newly-completed 16-year digital archive consists of 197 issues to date and will continue growing as each new issue is published.

Published by Media 10, Icon is an international architecture and design magazine, featuring interviews with industry professionals as well as the best new buildings and designs. Analysing interesting cultural movements and technologies and reviewing a range of exhibitions, books, films and events, the monthly magazine gets under the skin of design culture.

The brand new archive will serve as a digital resource for enthusiasts, professionals and academics keen to track the ebb and flow of design trends throughout the decades. As well as comprehensive search functionality, subscribers also benefit from sharing and bookmarking facilities that ensure a seamless cross-platform browsing experience on web, iOS and Android devices.

Icon is available in the Exact Editions shops here:



Editor of Icon, Priya Khanchandani, commented on the new archive: “"Icon's archive contains some real gems, from covers that have defined movements in contemporary design, to interviews with architects at the turning point of their career. The magazine has been at the vanguard of print media for 16 years and it's amazing to be able to access that content digitally, both for cultural interest and educational purpose."

Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, said: “The stunning front covers and photographs that illustrate Icon’s issues have been beautifully preserved across all digital platforms, visually complementing its treasure trove of content.”


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