Monocle on Design

Book covers: turning the page

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28 May 2019

Episode 398

30 minutes

We find out from our favourite designers what makes a book fly off the shelves and Josh Fehnert and Chiara Rimella ask if it’s okay to judge books by their covers. Plus: EU election logos and how design influences the ballots.

28 May 2019

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Chapter 1

12 minutes


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Chapter 1

Book cover design

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Should you judge a book by its cover? We stock up on some reading material and ask designers Sonya Dyakova, David Pearson and Monocle’s culture editor Chiara Rimella what makes a book cover fly off the shelves.

12 minutes

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Design news roundup

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How does design influence the ballots? The EU elections logo controversy plus more of the latest design stories on our radar with design journalist Katie Treggiden.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Knoll

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Part two of our series on office furniture. We speak to Benjamin Pardo, design director for the iconic US furniture brand Knoll.

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