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Expo: Pressing issue

The east German city of Leipzig might not be a huge metropolis but it packs a punch when it comes to its graphic-design credentials. We meet the new generation of creatives who are swapping the hectic streets of Berlin for…

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Artistic merit

Jordan’s capital is using its creativity – and a whole lot of calligraphy – to rewrite its reputation for art and design.

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Light up

Neon has been big business in Geneva since the 1930s; we find out why the city has been going with the glow ever since.

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Piece together

Amid the crises that Lebanon has faced over the past few years, new design galleries and studios have emerged across the capital and secured its status as a chief design centre in the Middle East.

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Design briefing

A bankable typeface for Oslo’s newest creative venue and a book about the Barbican feature in this issue.

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Design briefing

Surfboards, bathtubs and house boats – and a special focus on Milan's Salone del Mobile for good measure.

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Monocle on Design, 227

16 February 2016

A look at some of the latest developments and enduring stories in typography and lettering. We check in with TPTQ Arabic, a type foundry in The Hague focused on developing high-quality Arabic typefaces and we chat with…

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Letters from home

We meet the makers and painters continuing the aesthetic legacy of their cities, creating and preserving signs with gold leaf, ochre-white paint and neon tubes.

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The Interview Series: Michael Bierut

With greatness comes reflection. For the design star Michael Bierut that means being able to spot not only when genius struck in his favour but also where things went astray and he should have just kept his mouth firmly…

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Fonts to run with

Olympic branding is a hot topic and graphic designer Lance Wyman’s seminal work for the 1968 Mexico Games changed the way we see them. Monocle catches up with him to talk wayfinding and the future of fonts in our cities.

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Design briefing

Rethinking Olympic stadiums, plus a new homeware shop in London and Chicago's architecture biennal

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Man of letters

Erik Spiekermann’s P98a studio has become a leading light in printing methods and typographical history. Here he casts his eye over the industry’s future in the face of changing tastes and technology.

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Fuorisalone

20 April 2015

From the streets of Brera to Via Tortona, we crisscross the piazzas and pound the pavements to showcase our favourite finds from design show Salone del Mobile’s open-air offshoot in Milan.

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