Monocle on Design – Architecture in the Amazon

Monocle on Design – Architecture in the Amazon

Can canny design save Brazil’s forests and the people who live in them? We speak to São Paulo practice Aleph Zero, which thinks so....
Monocle on Design – Extra: Room to breathe

Monocle on Design – Extra: Room to breathe

A new gallery and arts venue called The Shed is opening in New York in April. The hook? It has a movable shell that...
Monocle on Design – Weaving: A narrative

Monocle on Design – Weaving: A narrative

A journey into the warp and weft of weaving with British designer Eleanor Pritchard. Plus: why Philippe Starck adores apple skins and why rattan...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Neue Holzbau

Monocle on Design – Extra: Neue Holzbau

From the handsome exposed rafters of an ice rink in Davos to the spa-like wooden trimmings of a new public swimming pool in Nyon,...
Monocle on Design – Logo design

Monocle on Design – Logo design

Can a simple logo convey a sophisticated message? We speak to Helsinki-based creative agency Kokoro & Moi and ask why fashion-brand logos are starting...
Monocle on Design – Design: On the cards

Monocle on Design – Design: On the cards

Monocle’s creative director Richard Spencer Powell joins Josh Fehnert to discuss good, bold (and plain bad) business-card design. Plus, a peek into the studio...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Nobel intentions

Monocle on Design – Extra: Nobel intentions

Controversy tainted last year's Nobel prize and a visual rebrand was needed. But how do you create a good impression where a bad one...
Monocle on Design – Design Miami

Monocle on Design – Design Miami

This week we focus on the festivities at Design Miami, which wrapped last weekend, and visit the Long Island workshop of lighting firm Allied...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Absent architecture

Monocle on Design – Extra: Absent architecture

While the architects at Foster + Partners await the green light for their Tulip proposal, we explore some of the buildings that could have...
Monocle on Design – The Internet of Things

Monocle on Design – The Internet of Things

We ask how technology and connectedness are changing product design and transforming everything from homes to our cities. Guests include Kohler’s Mark Bickerstaffe, Ron...