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Tuesday 1 September

As ‘The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes’ hits the shelves we take a look at the products, places and people that make for some of the best places to live. We visit furniture shop Førest London and hear from architect Pascal…

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Tuesday 25 August

David Plaisant takes a look at graphic-design master Lance Wyman as a new monograph on his work, including his artwork for the Mexico 1968 Olympics, hits the shelves. We also speak to world-renowned architect Daniel Libe…

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Tuesday 18 August

In today’s episode we tour workshops and studios from Canada to Cornwall. In Berlin we meet maverick perfumer Geza Schön, in Toronto we talk to leather craftswoman Robin Ackitt of Ship Island Leather and in Cornwall we get…

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Working brief

How do you fit out a new office? We created four fantasy firms and gave four very real architects the task of creating the perfect spaces, from home office to full-steam-ahead operation.

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Working from home

When a husband-and-wife team decided to transform their apartment behind Madrid’s Paseo de Prado into a space in which they could live and work, little did they know that the project would provide so much comfort.

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Tuesday 11 August

As London’s 1998 British Library is granted the highest level of protection, we ask what constitutes heritage and what makes this building so special. We also open up our summer suitcase of fashion and other beach essent…

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Tuesday 4 August

We meet Barcelona-based designer Marcel Baer whose brand Octaevo is inspired by the Mediterranean. We also pop into the London concept store Wolf & Badger. Plus we go to Queens to hear the new beats of Sensory Percussion…

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Tuesday 28 July

As the Olympic Games in Rio approach, our correspondent dons a hard hat and takes a look at the near-completed Olympic Village. Plus we visit the ‘Disarming Design from Palestine’ exhibition in Ramallah, Josh Fehnert meets…

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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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Like riding a bike

Whether you want to wiggle through traffic or pedal off-piste and tackle rough terrain, your bicycle choice is of the utmost importance. From Italian-inspired city cycles to light-activity models, the two-wheelers of these…

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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…

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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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The business of pleasure

From the future of on-the-road catering to connected concierges and hoteliers devising new models for hospitality, our panel of insiders offer their views on the world of travel and where it is heading.

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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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