100 episodes

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

Monocle 24: Monocle on Design Monocle

    • Design
    • 4.4 • 8 Ratings

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

    Extra: Australia’s home-building pioneers

    Extra: Australia’s home-building pioneers

    Pettit+Sevitt pioneered architect-designed project homes in 1960s Australia. We talk about the firm’s legacy and revival.

    • 6 min
    Better development

    Better development

    How can we build better new developments? We check in with Australian architects, Dutch developers and Danish innovators who show that good design can make new homes and offices beautiful, functional and sustainable.

    • 30 min
    Extra: International Woolmark Prize

    Extra: International Woolmark Prize

    The finalists of this year’s prestigious International Woolmark Prize were announced this week. Sinéad Burke, a member of the judging panel and an accessibility advocate, discusses how the competition allows young fashion designers to become more inclusive.

    • 6 min
    Designing a better nation

    Designing a better nation

    We speak to Edi Rama, the Albanian prime minister behind the colourful façades of the capital, Tirana. Plus, a look at the posters plastered across the streets of Zürich.

    • 30 min
    Extra: The spoke chair

    Extra: The spoke chair

    Design writer and architect Naomi Pollock shares the story of the spoke chair. The piece features in Pollock’s new book, ‘Japanese Design Since 1945: A Complete Sourcebook’.

    • 8 min
    Designing for sleep

    Designing for sleep

    Don’t want to wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Well, when it comes to sleep, quality is as important as quantity. For proof, we test out the humble futon, hear about the work of famed mattress-manufacturer Hästens and take to the night skies with design studio Caon.

    • 30 min

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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Design done well

Covers design, architecture, fashion and much more. It's a great show. Very cool. Another winner from the monocle crew

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