Monocle on Design

Experimental living

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19 April 2022

Episode 549

30 minutes


Photo: Stijn Poelstra/Centraal Museum Utrecht

We look at the effect of living in spaces at the cutting edge of design, from a De Stijl gem in Utrecht to mid-century residences in Perth.

19 April 2022

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Chapter 1

11 minutes


Photo: Stijn Poelstra/Centraal Museum Utrecht

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Chapter 1

Rietveld Schröder House

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We find out what it was like living in the Rietveld Schröder House, a forward-thinking building heralded for its minimalist approach and its experimental use of space.

11 minutes

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Chapter 2

8 minutes

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Chapter 2

Iwan Iwanoff

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Having grown up in a house designed by Iwan Iwanoff, Jack Lovel talks us through his new book ‘Catching Light’, which explores the work of the influential Australian architect.

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Iwan Iwanoff

Chapter 3

9 minutes

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Chapter 3

‘The See-Through House’

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Author Shelley Klein discusses her book on her relationship with her childhood home, the mid-century modernist gem High Sunderland.

9 minutes

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‘The See-Through House’

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