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Funkhaus: on the same wavelength
We tour the stunning studios and recording halls of Funkhaus, east Berlin’s former communist broadcasting house.
Parc de Belloch: the home of Catalonian design
Show-stopping design firm Santa & Cole takes inspiration from the Catalonian countryside and being just far away enough from bustling Barcelona.
MonocleA. Lange & Söhne
Monocle Films has partnered with A. Lange & Söhne to uncover the mystery of how to create a sublime timepiece that will last for generations. We delve into the world of horology to see exactly how the masters do it.
Made in Vienna
Craftsmanship has been at the beating heart of Vienna for hundreds of years; Monocle Films visits three family-run companies that have made tradition relevant.
Masters of glass
The small Venetian island of Murano has a grand glass-blowing reputation. In the glow of the furnaces, Monocle Films witnesses a new generation of designers at work.
Fuorisalone 2016: Design on display
Running parallel to Milan’s furniture fair, Fuorisalone is a series of citywide events dedicated to design. Monocle Films spotlights the latest products and ideas on exhibit.
MonocleWien Products: Austrian artistry
Dazzling silver flatware, a clear leader in the glassware game and sturdy alpine-inspired furniture: we survey Vienna’s best inner-city makers.
Homeware top 25, 2015
Be it near or far, classic or contemporary, monochrome or multicoloured, the following hotlist represents our favourite design pieces – and people – around the world.
Making a point
In a competitive world driven by technological advances, some artisan producers are staying resilient and challenging the mass-produced industry. Monocle films visits entrepreneurs in Istanbul, Cape Town and Mallorca who champion the art of craft.
Made in London
Globes, spoons and weaving: Monocle films drops in on three makers helping to reinvigorate the British capital’s artisanal heartbeat.
Design Miami 2014
As Design Miami celebrates its 10th anniversary, Monocle films explores new themes in the collectable design market.
Biennale Interieur 2014
Biennale Interieur is a furniture fair with a difference. Every other year the Flemish city Kortrijk plays host to a design extravaganza that is as cultural as it is commercial. A provocative guest curator, diverse discourse and imaginative uses of space make this trade fair anything but run of the mill.
Home life – Carl Hansen & Søn
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 of opportunity.