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Section D, 189

Tuesday 26 May

As Monocle issues its annual Transport Survey, we look at the UP Express in Toronto, excellent new terminals at Narita and Canberra airports and the design of TAP’s in-flight magazine. Plus we don our trunks and bikinis to…



Section D, 188

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…



Section D, 187

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…



Section D, 186

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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