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Tuesday 28 July

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

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Tuesday 21 July

We take a tour of iconic modernist complex Neutra VDL Studio and Residences in Los Angeles, designed by Austrian-American architect Richard Neutra. We also hear from Madrid, where an exhibition charts the history of coming…

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Tuesday 14 July

We head to the Indonesian city of Bandung where architect-turned-mayor Ridwan Kamil is redesigning the concept of public space for a new generation. We also talk men’s fashion for the season ahead with Daphné Hézard and…

Article

Parked life

Service stations are fun, serve good food and even sell petrol. No but really, all of that is true if you pull off the highway and enter one of these pit-stops. Here’s where to go if you want to enjoy slow food in the fast…

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Counter culture

Finding the best new retailers in town can be a challenge even if you’re a local. So we’ve scoured the backstreets and boulevards for the best shops in which to enjoy a summer spree. Here’s our edit of 10 fashion-forward…

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Tuesday 7 July

Josh Fehnert meets the founders of ‘Fiera’, a new magazine that catalogues the output of the world’s design fairs. Plus Tom Morris meets design impresario Kelly Hoppen, David Plaisant goes to Battersea Power Station to…

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Tuesday 30 June

UNStudio's founder Ben van Berkel speaks to Josh Fehnert about the Canaletto tower where London's Islington and Shoreditch districts meet. Plus we meet Brazilian jewellery designer Monica Pondé, Copenhagen's technology and…

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Tuesday 23 June

We head to Sheffield Design Week as the city pushes itself as a centre for design in the shadow of its manufacturing heritage. We talk to designer Ilse Crawford about The Pier, a new premium lounge for Cathay Pacific, and…

Opinion

Italian stallion

Tuesday 23 June

Although menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo may no longer be the first show in the fashion calendar, Josh Fehnert reckons Florence’s sense of place and pageantry lend it a persisting charm.

Held within the walls of the 14th-century Fortezza da Basso in Florence, menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo is famed in the fashion world for being a spot for posing, peacocking and, of course, purchasing, too.

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Tuesday 16 June

David Plaisant investigates the legacy of brutalist architecture on the playground at the RIBA in London. We also hear from Ottawa, where a memorial is causing planning controversy, and Fernando Augusto Pacheco seeks ple…

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Timber towers

With a radical vision for the future of residential architecture, property developer Folkhem is building Sweden’s tallest wooden high-rises. The apartment blocks are chic, eco-friendly and quick to construct; they smell…

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Article

Royal to the last

Montréal’s Linton, Chateau and Acadia apartment buildings are beacons of historic grandeur among the surrounding modern blocks. Monocle takes the tour and finds homes that celebrate the city’s architectural heritage.

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Public realm

From sleek fire stations and light-filled libraries to smart-looking bus shelters, residents and visitors to this South Tyrolean valley are reaping the rewards of an inspired, flexible approach to public architecture.

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Beat the retreat

Racing ahead of health resorts that stand on ceremony when it comes to exercise regimes and what to eat, our retreat gives guests a happy mix of gym classes, nutritious food and the Old Town’s card players and cobbled…

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Better by design

Architect Ridwan Kamil was an outsider when he stood for mayor in his hometown and remains idiosyncratic in office. Public space and design-minded attitude are his tools and his goal is nothing less than remaking his city’s…

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