Monocle on Design

Naked ambition: redesigning the hospital gown

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9 January 2018

Episode 326

30 minutes

Have you ever wondered why hospital gowns often leave one’s bare essentials exposed? We get to the bottom of it with health-wear company Care + Wear’s cleverly redesigned wearable. Plus: how Campari transplanted its brand from bottle to bar and tracking denim’s heritage with Levi’s vintage offshoot.

9 January 2018

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Chapter 1

Bar Campari

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Alexei Korolyov finds out how Vienna-based designer Laura Karasinski took Campari’s brand from bottle to bar.

6 minutes

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Chapter 2

Redesigning hospital gowns

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Ben Rylan learns how health-wear company Care + Wear is closing the gap on badly designed medical wearables.

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Levi’s Vintage Clothing

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Daphne Karnezis meets Paul O’Neill, the man in charge of Levi’s vintage denim offshoot, to discover how mining the brand’s heritage keeps timeless designs alive.

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