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Extra: Vienna’s sound identity
Vienna might be famed for its classical music but the city has also won awards for the sound identity of its public transport. Monocle’s Alexei Korolyov meets the reassuring voice of Vienna.
To celebrate Braun’s centenary, we reveal why the German company’s designs are so revered and why its future is looking just as bright. Plus: a new installation in Zürich.
Extra: No Isolation
No Isolation has developed communication tools to reduce involuntary loneliness and social isolation since 2015. We find out how their work helps young people with long-term illness to stay connected to the classroom.
Living with nature
We discuss how rewilding brings nature back into our urban environments and why the breeze-block should be Hawaii’s building material of choice. Plus: our Milan correspondent has the latest design industry news.
Extra: Galerie Philia at Walker Tower
New York’s Galerie Philia presents more than 70 works by 40 designers in Walker Tower, an art deco masterpiece in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighbourhood. The exhibition’s co-curator, Italian architect Pietro Franceschini, gives Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan a tour.
Design to last – part 2
We look to Nordic woodworker Nikari for its design philosophy, and speak to architect Hugh Broughton about the challenges of designing for extreme conditions. Also in the programme: how French footwear brand Salomon combines performance with aesthetics.