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Design / Fashion

Made to last

Issue 76

With whole towns in Italy dedicated to producing a single item, be it eyewear, silk or shoes, it’s clear why the big names in fashion continue to rely on the expertise of the country’s specialised craftsmen.

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Design

Section D, 149

Tuesday 19 August

Section D heads to Australia to hear from some of those making design happen in Sydney, we take an imaginary dip in the river Thames where Studio Octopi has unveiled plans to create a floating swimming pool, judge books by…

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Design

Section D, 148

Tuesday 12 August

We meet Bruno Maag, creative director of London font specialists Dalton Maag and also talk typesets from Singapore. Plus, we take a look at two new books about Finnish design from Laura Houseley and Robert McCarter, head…

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Design

Section D, 147

Tuesday 5 August

Liam Aldous heads to Barcelona to visit a stunning modernist house designed by Mies van der Rohe, we get a sneak preview of what’s coming up at the Istanbul Design Biennial with its curator Zoe Ryan, investigate how scents…

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Design

Section D, 146

Tuesday 29 July

Lisbon housing special: Section D travels to two contrasting areas of the city, Bairro da Liberdade and Portela de Sacavem, to examine the legacy of Lisbon’s housing programmes from the past five decades. Plus, we report…

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Section D, 145

Tuesday 22 July

We take a hard-hat tour of the new Park Hyatt hotel in New York with the design firm behind it, Yabu Pushelberg. Plus, a look at how architecture can be a tool for change with the director of Architecture for Humanity, Eric…

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Section D, 144

Tuesday 15 July

Adrian Craddock reports on mid-century modern pieces in the unlikely furniture capital of Melbourne, Markus Hippi heads to Fire Island, New York, to visit an architecture studio that’s helped create the seaside town’s…

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Design

Section D, 143

Tuesday 8 July

To mark the arrival of the Tour de France, Section D takes its own tour of the Brooks England factory – purveyor of the finest bicycle saddles in the business. We also discover a new collection of stationery by French…

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Design / Architecture

Beauty from the inside out

Thursday 3 July

The Design Museum has handed an undeniably striking building its design of the year award – but, says Tom Morris, it should be what’s underneath that counts.

Earlier this week, Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, won the design of the year award, given out each year by the Design Museum in London. It was chosen from a shortlist of over 70 nominees, which…

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75

Design / Society

Let's get together

Issue 75

Cities work when they let people meet, hang out and sit; they are less about the buildings than the bits in between. Monocle cracks open a chilled beer and embarks on a global tour to enjoy the best outdoor spaces for…

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