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.
Restelo, Plank, ‘dugnad’
This week we tour a Lisbon neighbourhood brimming with beautiful buildings, meet a classic Italian furniture brand that is rapidly modernising and explore the Norwegian concept of ‘dugnad’.
Extra: Canal couture
Venice’s gondoliers have a new uniform. We learn why The Woolmark Company’s high-performance merino wool is perfectly tailored for the city’s famous canals.
We head to Florence for Pitti Uomo and Milan for Men’s Fashion Week. Plus: we catch up with Giuseppe Santamaria, a photographer who documents street style around the globe.
Extra: Eberhard Zeidler
We reflect on the remarkable and influential career of late architect Eberhard Zeidler, whose legacy includes some of Toronto’s most ground-breaking public spaces.
Fashion news, Antigone Ceramics and beauty in buildings
We preview a busy year ahead for the fashion industry and visit a ceramics studio that’s a hit with chefs and restaurants in Athens. Plus: we discuss a new UK policy that aims to promote beauty in buildings.
Extra: Fitting places
Pritzker prize-winning architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa have their second exhibition at Toto Gallery Ma. Monocle’s Tokyo bureau chief, Fiona Wilson, shares what we can expect from the showcase, which is titled ‘Architecture and Environment’.