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Tuesday 19 May

This week we explore a wide selection of excellence in design, from a special installation by Piet Hein Eek for New York Design Week to the solid beauty of the humble red brick in Hamburg and a Manchester menswear outfitter…



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Tuesday 12 May

A look at two prominent architectural projects that are set to drastically change their urban context: the recently completed Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the ongoing redevelopment of London’s Battersea…



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Tuesday 5 May

Famed Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld speaks to Tom Morris on the importance of quality of life and we look back at some of our departing design editor’s favourite Section D moments. Plus we take a tour of Madrid’s iconic…


Design / Fashion

Pecs in the city

Thursday 30 April

Clothing giant Abercrombie & Fitch’s branding has been built on sexualised marketing, semi-naked staff and a strong sense of identity. Now, as the company attempts to tone down this approach, Monocle’s Tom Morris feels that…

It was the one thing that made that horrid smell it pumps out of its stores bearable: the sight of attractive young athletes smiling on the door but sadly that is no more. News arrived this week that US clothing brand…


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Tuesday 28 April

In the second part of our Salone del Mobile series, Tom Morris meets Piero Gandini – the CEO of leading lighting manufacturer Flos – Carole Baijings of Dutch brand Scholten & Baijings and designers Michael Anastassiades and…


Design / Business Hubs

The perfect workplace

April 2015

As employers increasingly acknowledge the quality of life of their workers, Monocle's Quality of Life Conference in Lisbon addressed the topic of the modern workplace. In this visual essay, Josh Fehnert explores what can…


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Tuesday 21 April

The first of our two-part selection from Milan's Salone del Mobile where we meet world-class designers Jasper Morrison, Rodolfo Dordoni and Ronan Bouroullec.


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