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Tuesday 18 November

What does it take to design a new train? We speak to Fabio Filippini of Pininfarina, which has just unveiled its new Eurostar carriages. We also take a tour of Oliver Spencer's new Shoreditch shop and find out about Finnish…

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Design / Fashion

Womenswear Heroes

November 2014

In a saturated market it can be hard to find original fashion that doesn't scream or shout. Monocle films visits a trio of womenswear designers in London, Brussels and Copenhagen that are daring women to dress differently…

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Design

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Tuesday 11 November

All the highlights from the Istanbul Design Biennal, plus we hear the latest on Japan’s national stadium plans, explore a book devoted to Danish silversmith Georg Jensen and visit Eley Kishimoto’s London studio.

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Section D, 160

Tuesday 4 November

David Plaisant gets a lesson in fashion illustration with Stuart McKenzie. We also return to UN headquarters to find out about Norway's design legacy, take a tour of the Orgatec office-furniture fair in Köln and use a water…

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Design / Architecture

If it ain’t broke

Friday 31 October

Hong Kong seems to determined to tear all its buildings down and start again; Aisha Speirs cites Battersea Power Station as an electrifying example of why not to.

Last night, atop Pier Seven at Hong Kong island’s landmark Star Ferry terminal, a large crowd gathered to toast another historic waterside building thousands of miles away. Having sat derelict for three decades, London’s…

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Design

Section D, 159

Tuesday 28 October

This week David Plaisant visits the Biennale Interieur in Belgium, our New York bureau chief explores the recently refurbished UN headquarters and we go to South Korea for the new-look Seoul Fashion Week.

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Design / Architecture

Brick by brick

Tuesday 28 October

Toronto bureau chief Nelly Gocheva believes that young architects in the city – across the whole country, in fact – need to emerge from the shadows of its (underrated) buildings and start building some inspiring new ones…

Towards the end of last week, the architecture world on both sides of the pond was scandalised when pictures emerged of Frank Gehry giving the finger to a reporter who dared to ask the Pritzker Prize-winning architect how…

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Design

Section D, 158

Tuesday 21 October

We look around some of Lisbon’s finest properties, tour two very different furniture fairs in Belgium and California, and pick our top homeware options from Monocle's Design Directory.

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