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This show investigates the design world from furniture brands to architecture.

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We meet architectural curator Elias Redstone as he launches his new book Shooting Space, plus one of its featured photographers: the world-renowned Iwan Baan. We also visit the Glasgow School of Art to find out how it is facing the future and speak to designer-developer Ian Schrager about his new plans for Lower Manhattan.

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155 30 Sep 2014
00:51:40

We meet architectural curator Elias Redstone as he launches his new book Shooting Space, plus one of its featured photographers: the world-renowned Iwan Baan. We also visit the Glasgow School of Art to find out how it is facing the future and speak to designer-developer Ian Schrager about his new plans for Lower Manhattan.

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154 23 Sep 2014
00:50:42

We look back at more of the London Design Festival, and talk with furniture designers B&B Italia, Alberto Alessi and the minds behind Hay in Copenhagen. Plus, we visit the Milovanov workshop in Moscow, Jane Packer florist’s in London, and go to a very special residence on the island of Menorca.

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153 16 Sep 2014
00:52:27

As London Design Festival kicks off we meet some of the young designers showing off their wares. Plus we head to the new Berlin home of eyewear brand Mykita and in Turkey we take a look at local summer houses.

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152 9 Sep 2014
00:50:45

Maison&Objet special: Section D producer David Plaisant takes a tour of the best of the design fair in Paris, with contributions from British designer Tom Dixon, Sheridan Coakley of SCP, mayor of Miami Beach Philip Levine and many more.

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151 2 Sep 2014
00:52:19

A look at British Brutalist architecture as Tom Morris meets the designer of a new Barbican-themed computer game, Edward Mascarenhas. We also climb London’s Trellick Tower to talk bags with Ally Capellino, present the latest design news from Japan and deliver an in-depth masterclass in car branding as Volvo launches its new model.

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150 26 Aug 2014
00:51:55

A workspace-design special as we delve into Monocle’s brand new book The Monocle Guide to Good Business and visit the offices of Frieze in London, Wonderwall in Tokyo and Mach Architektur in Zürich. Plus, we go shopping for sunglasses with designer and founder of Prism, Anna Laub, and visit the studio of wallpaper and textile-designers Timorous Beasties in Glasgow.

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149 19 Aug 2014
00:52:06

Section D heads to Australia to hear from some of those making design happen in Sydney, we take an imaginary dip in the river Thames where Studio Octopi has unveiled plans to create a floating swimming pool, judge books by their covers with Peter Mendelsund, look at lighting design with Bocci, and learn how to create the perfect hotel bar with designer Afroditi Krassa.

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148 12 Aug 2014
00:52:34

We meet Bruno Maag, creative director of London font specialists Dalton Maag and also talk typesets from Singapore. Plus, we take a look at two new books about Finnish design from Laura Houseley and Robert McCarter, head to Beirut where old scars in the city’s makeup are still not healing, and take a ride on a Gocycle electric bike.

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147 5 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Liam Aldous heads to Barcelona to visit a stunning modernist house designed by Mies van der Rohe, we get a sneak preview of what’s coming up at the Istanbul Design Biennial with its curator Zoe Ryan, investigate how scents can be used in the design process with a trip to Kingston University, and visit Berlin to see why the suburban villa is more desirable than ever.

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146 29 Jul 2014
01:00:00

Lisbon housing special: Section D travels to two contrasting areas of the city, Bairro da Liberdade and Portela de Sacavem, to examine the legacy of Lisbon’s housing programmes from the past five decades. Plus, we report on housing initiatives pursued by Lisbon City Hall and look at the work of the Oikonet research network.

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145 22 Jul 2014
01:00:00

We take a hard-hat tour of the new Park Hyatt hotel in New York with the design firm behind it, Yabu Pushelberg. Plus, a look at how architecture can be a tool for change with the director of Architecture for Humanity, Eric Cesal, and we get the latest design stories from Tokyo.

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144 15 Jul 2014
01:00:00

Adrian Craddock reports on mid-century modern pieces in the unlikely furniture capital of Melbourne, Markus Hippi heads to Fire Island, New York, to visit an architecture studio that’s helped create the seaside town’s identity, and Aled John speaks to the newly appointed executive director of Architecture for Humanity, Eric Cesal.

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