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143 8 Jul 2014
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To mark the arrival of the Tour de France, Section D takes its own tour of the Brooks England factory – purveyor of the finest bicycle saddles in the business. We also discover a new collection of stationery by French luxury house Hermès, and Justin McGuirk joins Tom Morris to discuss his new book, ‘Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture.’

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142 1 Jul 2014
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We enjoy a roundtable discussion with the minds behind the London Festival of Architecture. Plus: we head to the UK flagship store of La Portegna, hear from the general manager of luxury brand Tod’s and find out how Herman Miller will improve your quality of life in the office.

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141 24 Jun 2014
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Section D dons its dickie-bow for a visit to the world’s biggest menswear event, Pitti Uomo, in Florence. Plus, a new exhibition in London that traces the history of Soviet industrial and product design, and we also head to Skopje to find out why in just four years the city's urban planners have transformed it into a vision of ancient Rome.

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140 17 Jun 2014
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A look at designs that have influenced the World Cup over the years, we also visit a revamped Brazilian training ground, profile British designer Asif Khan in Melbourne, assess the layout of Cairo’s green spaces, and learn how Lisbon’s tramways have helped create the city’s official typeface.

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139 10 Jun 2014
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Venice Architecture Biennale special: Tom Morris presents the best of the annual event with insights from Minsuk Cho – the architect and curator of this year’s winning Korean pavilion, we also look at the ever-important role of architecture as a soft-power tool with a Brazilian diplomat-turned-curator, and report from the icy, inspired and accomplished exhibition at the first ever Antarctic pavilion.

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138 3 Jun 2014
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We visit the AIGA exhibition looking at the past 100 years of typography curated by Monotype and Pentagram. Plus, Christopher Jenner and Pavlo Schtakleff of Sé meet Aled John at Clerkenwell Design Week, and Annie Hastwell reviews the 'Réenchanter le Monde exhibition in Paris.

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137 27 May 2014
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Lars Bevanger reports on the Utøya memorial designs of Jonas Dahlberg and the delicate balancing act of private and public grief. We also sit down with New Deal Design’s Gadi Amit to hear about his new wearable tech and modular phone, Terence Woodgate discusses his foray into lighting design, learn how Japanese comics interpret the graphic world of Batman, and architect Andrea Morgante discusses his designs for London’s House of Peroni.

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136 20 May 2014
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Monocle design editor Tom Morris hosts a special edition of Section D from NYCxDESIGN, featuring the movers, shakers and makers influencing the future of the industry at New York's biggest design showcase.

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135 13 May 2014
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Monocle design editor Tom Morris reflects on the golden age of corporate identity with Tony Brook of Unit Editions and our Creative Director Richard Spencer Powell. Plus, Alexei Korolyov profiles Austrian talent Susanne Bisovsky, and designer Nuno Coelho discusses Portugal’s identity on the 40th anniversary of the revolution that rid it of a fascist dictatorship.

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134 6 May 2014
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We stretch our legs down the catwalk at Palestinian Fashion Week, talk the business of design retail with MoMA’s director of merchandise, and get up close and personal with London’s leading mannequin maker.

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133 29 Apr 2014
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Deyan Sudjic discusses his new book, “B is for Bauhaus”, we consider the merits of London’s skyline, and Luis Vidal joins us to reflect on the new Heathrow Terminal 2.

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132 22 Apr 2014
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Part two of our Salone del Mobile special: we check out the Republic of Fritz Hansen’s showroom, the new BassamFellows store, interview Nike’s chief footwear designer, meet the successful duo Mischer'Traxler, and talk design with the team at Herman Miller.

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