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Monocle on Design – Extra: Who is Gustav Peichl?

Monocle on Design – Extra: Who is Gustav Peichl?

Vienna’s architectural legacy is well known but you may not have heard of Gustav Peichl. The Austrian architect’s 70 buildings straddle the mid to...
Monocle on Design – Reimagining architecture

Monocle on Design – Reimagining architecture

We explore the work of Bodys Isek Kingelez, a late Congolese artist who reimagined his home city, and offer our take on a new...
Monocle on Design – Greek revival

Monocle on Design – Greek revival

We head to the Greek capital for a peek inside the studios of the best and brightest in design and architecture. Plus: we delve...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Funkhaus

Monocle on Design – Extra: Funkhaus

Sitting on the banks of the river Spree, the Funkhaus was built in 1951 as a radio broadcast centre for the German Democratic Republic...
Monocle on Design – Library design: turning the page

Monocle on Design – Library design: turning the page

The internet has forced libraries to adapt: what was once a space that merely lent out books has had to become a bona fide...
Monocle on Design – Extra: The Balkans’ solid effort

Monocle on Design – Extra: The Balkans’ solid effort

*Towards a Concrete Utopia* is the Museum of Modern Art’s retrospective on architecture and urban design in the Tito era. Could it revise negative...
Monocle on Design – Do we need CBDs?

Monocle on Design – Do we need CBDs?

We talk to the architect behind a from-scratch city centre being built in China and to Monocle’s editor about how working patterns have changed...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Burberry’s brand boost

Monocle on Design – Extra: Burberry’s brand boost

The unveiling of Burberry’s new logo recently turned a few heads. The revamp suggests a label taking a subtle new direction. But what does...
Monocle on Design – Meeting Yinka Ilori

Monocle on Design – Meeting Yinka Ilori

We grab a seat with London-based furniture designer Yinka Ilori, plus consider the costs of keeping age-old buildings in good nick. Josh Fehnert also...
Monocle on Design – Extra: Temperate House

Monocle on Design – Extra: Temperate House

Man-made structures are more often than not products to be enjoyed by, well, man. But humans aren’t the only species that benefit from considered...