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15 October 2019

We speak to the artist, illustrator and designer about his new book, ‘There will be no Quiet’, collecting his designs for Radiohead album covers over the past three decades. Plus: production designer Anna Rhodes on making…

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The Urbanist, Tall Stories 178: Metelkova, Ljubljana

14 October 2019

We visit a collection of buildings in the Slovenian capital with an intriguing history and an equally compelling present. Metelkova, once a military stronghold, now exists as a countercultural epicentre and, although it’s…

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8 October 2019

A visit to Venice Glass Week to speak with makers and experts such as Rosa Barovier and Simone Cenedese, who discuss their delicate and highly skilled work. Plus: Czech sculptor, glass and product designer Rony Plesl.

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The Urbanist, Tall Stories 177: Khlongs, Bangkok

7 October 2019

We take to the water in Bangkok to explore the khlongs, a vast network of canals that crisscross the Southeast Asian city. Home to bustling commuters, tottering tourists and floating markets, these still-thriving waterways…

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Monocle on Design, Extra: The Antwerp Six

3 October 2019

In the late 1980s a group of fashion graduates piled into a van with their collections, drove to London and took the British Designer Show by storm, forging the futures of the so-called Antwerp Six.

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1 October 2019

We visit the Mingeikan – the Japan Folk Crafts Museum – to speak to its director-designer Naoto Fukasawa, who has used Japan’s Mingei crafts movement to inform his globally renowned products. Plus: we look at design’s…

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Monocle on Design, Extra: A higher power

26 September 2019

In an increasingly secular society, designs for worship are changing to reflect the needs of parishioners, many of whom crave calm in busy cities. Monocle’s Design editor Nolan Giles takes a closer look at modern religious…

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24 September 2019

We bring you the best from London Design Festival, including interviews with festival director Ben Evans, experimental designer Marlène Huissoud and Sir Ian Blatchford of the Science Museum, Italian furniture master Patr…

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Heaven sent

Houses of worship tend to have a distinct look and feel – but are these tropes out of date? We visit the buildings rewriting the rules for holy architecture.

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Fine lines

Aspen might be known for its spectacular skiing but it’s also home to an architectural legacy left by a gifted Bauhaus master.

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