Monocle on Design

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25 August 2015

Episode 202

28 minutes

David Plaisant takes a look at graphic-design master Lance Wyman as a new monograph on his work, including his artwork for the Mexico 1968 Olympics, hits the shelves. We also speak to world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind as he reveals the tower he has designed for Jerusalem. Plus: we take a look at chic yet sustainable womenswear in Iceland.

25 August 2015

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Chapter 1

‘Lance Wyman: The Monograph’

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David Plaisant speaks to Unit Editions’ Adrian Shaughnessy as he publishes the definitive monograph on US graphic-design master and creator of the Mexico 1968 brand Lance Wyman.

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Daniel Libeskind’s ‘Pyramid’

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As the ancient city of Jerusalem approves Daniel Libeskind’s ‘Pyramid’ tower, David Plaisant asks the Polish-born US architect how he responds to the project’s critics.

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Womenswear, Reykjavik

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We take a tour of both the basement studio and the upstairs shop of Dutch-Icelandic designer Jet Korine, who has a passion for natural dies that are not only environmentally sustainable but also beautifully delicate.

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The Floyd Leg

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Danny Giacopelli meets the entrepreneurial Detroit duo who make up Floyd and discovers their ingeniously designed new table leg.

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