Design Stories

How Eliel Saarinen worked from home

The Finnish architect was born on this day, 20 August. His studio home, on the shores of Lake Vitträsk, is a masterpiece of early 20th century architecture How Eliel Saarinen worked from home

Take a look at the beautiful NY summer house where our new writer lives and works

Simon Doonan and husband Jonathan Adler have been in their Shelter Island summer house since March, and they just gave the NY Times a tour Take a look at the beautiful NY summer house where our new writer lives and works

The best thing to spin on a Dieter Rams record player

Brian Eno is releasing his Dieter Rams documentary soundtrack on a suitably minimal, limited edition, vinyl LP to mark Record Store Day The best thing to spin on a Dieter Rams record player

Designers should be optimists, Bruce Mau tells Monocle Radio

The designer, author and educator says he doesn’t have the luxury of cynicism, and his profession is a noble calling Designers should be optimists, Bruce Mau tells Monocle Radio

Here's how to make a Putnam & Putnam floral display

In this clip, Michael Putnam builds up a beautifully coordinated display, on location at Rose Story Farm in California Here's how to make a Putnam & Putnam floral display

All you need to know about Life Meets Art

Our new interiors title delivers a peerless tour of the homes of some of the most inspiring, extraordinary and creative people to have ever lived, from Elvis Presley to Leonardo da Vinci, Herman Melville to Moby All you need to know about Life Meets Art

Mikey and Darroch Putnam make lockdown work for them

Beyoncé, Bougainvillea and some good books become part of the happily married couple's new LA lifestyle Mikey and Darroch Putnam make lockdown work for them

Bruce Mau Know How - Draw a Stick Man To Unlock a Big Idea

In Bruce Mau: MC24, the designer, thinker and educator argues that everyone can improve their thought processes through a simple sketch Bruce Mau Know How - Draw a Stick Man To Unlock a Big Idea

Pentagram turns The High Line dotty to help fight Covid-19

Paula Scher oversees a new visual identity to aid social distancing following the park’s reopening Pentagram turns The High Line dotty to help fight Covid-19

Here's Bruce Mau to tell you about his new book!

MC24 is the book we need right now to change our lives, change how we work and change our futures. Watch the legendary designer explain Here's Bruce Mau to tell you about his new book!

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