Carlo Silberschmidt - Contributors | Monocle

Contributors / Carlo Silberschmidt

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House style

Business and pleasure ride tandem at the headquarters of one storied Swiss newspaper, where bylines are now mixed with breakfast, brunch and euphoric beats.


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In the frame

Swiss poster design might have a storied past but it’s also the ideal media for today, with its simple, stirring calls to action. Stay glued for a tale of humming presses, graphic-design stalwarts and wise collectors in a…


L 2019 Free read


First-class fare

The vast kitchen of Swiss caterer Candrian lies beneath Zürich’s main station. We ventured below to learn why feeding Gipfeli to commuters is only part of its plan.

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To the rafters

Gracing the interior of a number of contrasting sporting arenas, Neue Holzbau’s intricately engineered timber designs have put the Swiss company in a league of their own.

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History of time

We speak to the CEO of the International Watch Company keeping the 150-year-old brand timely, how the company’s new production facility is more than just a workplace and why too much exclusivity doesn’t help anyone.

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Keep it in the family

The Bindella family has been continually reinventing Swiss-Italian cuisine for four generations. As the torch is passed again, we meet the man grasping it with both hands.

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Winter warmers

Christmas markets are a regular fixture of the festive season – but in Mitteleuropa they’re also big business.

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Making it

The Swiss duo who use their intricate technical knowledge of performance fabrics to streamline the design‑to‑manufacture process for fashion brands. 


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