Show-stopping design firm Santa & Cole takes inspiration from the Catalonian countryside and being just far away enough from bustling Barcelona.
Full house: our selection of the best products on show at Maison & Objet in Paris
Salone del Mobile, the furniture world’s premier event, saw record attendance for its 2016 edition in Milan. Monocle Films visited the fair and showrooms throughout the city to discover the highlights.
Be it near or far, classic or contemporary, monochrome or multicoloured, the following hotlist represents our favourite design pieces – and people – around the world.
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.
With its usual array of design news from Italy and beyond, the 54th Salone del Mobile brings furniture's finest players to Milan, while the biannual Euroluce shines with the brightest talent in lighting design. Allow us to…
Furniture firm Carl Hansen & Søn is justly proud of its heritage and the company’s refusal to operate outside of Denmark hasn’t hampered growth. A new factory, increased output and rapidly rising exports point to a world…
For Monocle’s Homeware Top 25 we present our round-up of the simply designed and yet endlessly useful things – from coat hooks to ceramics and cooking utensils to kettles – that make a home not just a location to escape to…
Look no further than Monocle's report from this year's furniture fair in Milan to find out who's leading the way in the sector and what innovations will soon be shaping interiors across the globe.
A new generation of stationery entrepreneurs are preserving and reviving the art of writing. Monocle films travels to Prague, Vancouver and London to visit three shops that share a love of paper.
From cotton fields in Egypt to state of the art laboratories in Bergamo our search for quality “Made in Italy” textiles focuses on the fifth-generation Albini Group.
Who needs paper in a world dominated by technology? Kenji Hall finds out as he visits Kakimori, a small stationery shop nestled in Tokyo's Kuramae neighbourhood.
In 1935 the founders of Artek drew up a manifesto that the Finnish furniture company still lives by. Their "one chair is enough" slogan promoted a philosophy of consuming in an intelligent way. And this resulted in well…