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Design Week Lagos
We meet the founder of Design Week Lagos and hear about a collaboration between celebrated lamp-maker Anglepoise and the UK’s National Trust. Plus: some words of wisdom on retail design from Joana Astolfi.
Extra: Verner Panton – Colouring a New World
We step into the vibrant environments of the Danish furniture and interior designer at the Trapholt Museum of Modern Art and Design.
We speak to Peter Saville, the graphic designer behind iconic album covers for Joy Division and New Order, before taking an advance look at Monocle’s November issue. Plus: German bathroom manufacturer Hansgrohe shares some Water Tunes.
Extra: Omer Arbel
The co-founder of Vancouver and Berlin-based brand Bocci shares his approach that encourages surprise and continuous material experimentation in the design and manufacturing process.
Iwan Baan, Niwaki, Bruce Kuwabara
Iwan Baan discusses his project documenting light and architecture in Burkina Faso and we explore a new shop in London devoted to Japanese gardening equipment. Plus: Bruce Kuwabara reflects on Canada’s design industry.
Extra: Kasama Potters
We hear about the project bringing handmade Kasama pottery from Japan to the UK.