As the editor of ‘Fiera’ magazine Katie Treggiden’s job is to keep a keen and critical eye on the design landscape. She joins Josh Fehnert in the studio as they look ahead to 2017 in design, including some of the changes she’s planning for ‘Fiera’, the move towards greater tactility and her tips for lesser-known design shows worth visiting this year.
Share chapter 1
Photo: Vladimir Konovalov
In the coming year architecture aficionados can look forward to the Chicago Architecture Biennial and the opening of one of the world’s most hotly anticipated buildings: the new Apple Campus in California. James Taylor-Foster, ArchDaily’s European editor at large, joins us to discuss the structures as well as what a Trump administration could mean for architecture in the US.
Share chapter 2
Photo: Getty Images
Jo Ellison is the fashion editor of the ‘Financial Times’ and previously the features director at British ‘Vogue’. She joins our fashion researcher Jamie Waters in the studio to give her sartorial forecast for the year ahead, including menswear and womenswear sharing the catwalk, retail trends around the world and how the shifting political landscape could affect the way we dress.
Share chapter 3
Want more radio episodes like these in your inbox?
Sign up to Monocle's email newsletters to stay on top of news and opinion, plus the latest from the magazine, radio, film and shop.
Section D - latest episodes
As London Design Festival gets underway, designer Jasper Morrison joins Josh Fehnert to talk about the threads linking fashion and industrial design. Plus: we wrap our series with finds from Maison et Objet in Paris.
This week Monocle’s Melkon Charchoglyan takes a peek behind the curtain at how the old cinemas of the Soviet Union are being brought back to life – some more tastefully than others.
A special report from the halls of this biannual design fair in Paris. We hear from managing director Philippe Brocart and pick out some fine finds from Begg & Co, Marimekko and Kristina Dam.
Upholstering seats used by millions of people each day is no mean feat. Thankfully for Londoners, a line of ingenious designers have proven themselves up to the job of outfitting commuter trains.
Is clay making a comeback? Design journalist Katie Treggiden discusses her new book that profiles 25 makers across six cities. And have you ever wondered why most passports are just one of four colours? We speak to an…
Rio de Janeiro’s Hotel Nacional, designed by world renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, reopened its doors earlier this year after being shut for more than 20 years. Monocle’s Sheena Rossiter tells us more about…
Can Arket reimagine the way we shop? We take a tour of the H&M Group’s latest all-encompassing retail experience and consider how to revive the department-store model. Plus: we ask whether cities have been too quick to…
Furniture manufacturer Carl Hansen and Søn is a third-generation family-run Danish business. It was established by Carl Hansen in 1908, taken over by his son Holger Hansen in 1934 and then run by his two grandsons, first…
Statues are important civic landmarks so what can instating and removing them say about a city and its relationship to its past? We find out how Budapest is remembering its Soviet history. Plus: we talk to curator and…
Many of Vienna’s older (and better-designed) trams are being phased out. We track the history of the vehicle that’s long kept the Austrian capital moving.
As some of architecture and design’s flagship titles lag, are the smaller independents asking the biggest questions? Journalist Katie Treggiden joins us for a review of the newsstand. Plus we speak to IA Collaborative’s Dan…
As Brazil weathers turbulent economic times, footwear brand Havaianas stands out as a homegrown success story. Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco takes a closer look at the designers of the world’s most ubiquitous flip-flop…
Modern marvel or bleak box? Modernism is one of the most divisive architectural movements of the 20th century. We talk to Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill, founding directors of The Modern House and authors of a new book that…
After the British captured Jerusalem in 1917, they decided to preserve everything behind the 16th-century walls of the Old City. But outside, modernity was calling and Austen St Barbe Harrison, the city’s chief architect…
They say it’s what’s inside that counts but we’re unwrapping the importance of packaging. Lola James Harper’s Rami Mekdachi reveals how brown glass gave his fragrance brand an edge, Monocle’s Richard Spencer Powell lists…