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Monocle on Design – Extra: Brains and Braun

Monocle on Design – Extra: Brains and Braun

London-based research project Das Programm focuses on the industrial-design legacy of Dieter Rams and Frankfurt-based firm Braun. Here Das Programm’s director Dr Peter Kapos...
Monocle on Design – Remembering Jørn Utzon

Monocle on Design – Remembering Jørn Utzon

On the centenary of celebrated (and controversial) Danish architect Jørn Utzon’s birth, we assess his best-known work: the Sydney Opera House. Plus: Pentagram’s latest...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Printworks

Monocle on Design – Extra: Printworks

The cavernous halls of the Printworks, an old newspaper printing plant in London district Canada Water, have been turned into a major destination for...
Monocle on Design – Meeting Olafur Eliasson

Monocle on Design – Meeting Olafur Eliasson

What can designers learn from artists – and where does one discipline end and the other begin? We sit down with Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur...
Monocle on Design – Extra: The big Apple

Monocle on Design – Extra: The big Apple

Steve Jobs once said ‘Design is how it works’ – and it was a mantra that became a cornerstone in the success of iPhone....

Monocle on Design – Elemental: the work of Alejandro Aravena

We meet Pritzker prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena to talk politics, climate change and architecture’s role in turbulent times. Plus: what is director Wes Anderson...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Stan Lee and comic-book art

Monocle on Design – Extra: Stan Lee and comic-book art

Comic-book fans are mourning the passing of Stan Lee, who helped to make a niche industry popular and lucrative. We discuss the growing appreciation...
Monocle on Design – Hem line

Monocle on Design – Hem line

A sit-down with Petrus Palmér, CEO and founder of Stockholm furniture firm Hem. Plus: we probe a McKinsey & Company study on the value...
Monocle on Design – Architecture for animals

Monocle on Design – Architecture for animals

We ask what designers dream up when they put animals at the centre of their thinking, see the silkscreen printers pushing on in Beirut...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Bricks and mortar

Monocle on Design – Extra: Bricks and mortar

“Bricks and mortar” is a phrase that evokes feelings of safety, reliability and permanence – but do these ancient materials pass muster in a...