Design

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Tuesday 11 February

Monocle’s editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé sits down with the CEO of Swiss storage specialists USM, Alexander Scharer, in Zürich, we report on the future of the Tempelhof Airport park in Berlin, and pull open the doors to peer…

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Design / Furniture

A little help from its friends

Monday 10 February

Design editor Tom Morris receives an unusual letter in the post that gets him thinking about the future of the furniture-design industry.

We get a lot of invitations through the door at Monocle but the call to become part of one of Europe’s most-loved design companies is certainly rare. Yet just before Christmas, a pink document landed on my desk asking me…

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Design

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Tuesday 4 February

Gillian Dobias reports from Cape Town to find out how the World Design Capital proposes to change the landscape in 2014, we drop in at a new exhibition taking a fresh look at how we experience space, and give our verdict…

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Design / Architecture

Back to the drawing board

Thursday 30 January

Sir Terry Farrell has been charged with reviewing the state of the UK’s architecture – and he’s likely to conclude that we need more architects, says Aled John.

Sir Terry Farrell, founder of Farrell & Partners, is one of the world’s most successful architects. He’s also the mind behind such iconic projects as the 100-storey Finance Tower in Shenzhen and the postmodern home of the…

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Design

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Tuesday 28 January

Part two of our special on the Farrell Review: Sir Terry Farrell discusses the changing role of the architect with Aled John, we also report from Maison & Objet in Paris, and our Canada team explores Toronto Design Week.

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Design

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Tuesday 21 January

Architect Sir Terry Farrell sits down with Aled John to discuss the prospects for public and private change in the UK, and it’s trade-fair season – this week we report from Bread & Butter in Berlin, Home in London, and the…

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Design / Architecture

People in glass houses

Tuesday 21 January

Monocle’s editor-in-chief, Tyler Brûlé, thinks the spread of sheet-glass façades and rushed, budget-focused planning decisions are wiping out centuries of personality from streets and neighbourhoods across the globe.

Look up, look around, there is a building falling down. Well, not really falling down – more knocked down, more ripped apart from the inside out with its skin torn off. All of that scaffolding and netting that seems to go…

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Design

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Tuesday 14 January

A chat with UK minister for culture, Ed Vaizey, about the Farrell Review into architecture and the built environment, and we don our best blazers, bowties and brogues to report from Pitti Uomo – the leading menswear event…

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  • We report from the 1.618 Sustainable Luxury event in Paris, chat with travel-guru Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures, meet LA-based music maker Squeak E Clean, visit a heritage glove maker in Madrid, head to the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, and talk brand-crisis management with Winkreative.
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