Monocle 24: The Monocle Weekly
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||CleanHenry Dimbleby, Nadine Chahine, Malou Verlomme and Chris Watson||Restaurateur, writer and food specialist Henry Dimbleby discusses the virtues of London’s food markets, typographers Nadine Chahine and Malou Verlomme of design agency Monotype explain their new font ‘Johnston100’ and Chris Watson, the pioneering mu||6/26/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWilliam Sitwell, Alex Cuadros and Elisabeth Kögler||William Sitwell discusses his new book ‘Eggs or Anarchy’, which tells the story of how the UK stayed fed during the Second World War. Plus: we talk to journalist Alex Cuadros about his book ‘Brazillionaires’ and the emergence of Brazil’s super r||6/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDamian Barr, James Franklin, Gold Panda, and Alistair Spalding||Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards meet writer Damian Barr and wine expert James Franklin to discuss their new project A Book and a Bottle, which matches reds and good reads. We also talk music and travel with producer Gold Panda and learn why dance is on the mo||6/12/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanNicolas Winding Refn, Flume and Nahlah Ayed||On this week’s The Monocle Weekly we welcome film director Nicolas Winding Refn, Australian musician Flume and Canadian journalist Nahlah Ayed who talks to us about her experience in North Korea.||6/5/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEmmy the Great, Catie Marron and Mark Dunhill||Musician Emmy the Great explains how her dual English and Chinese heritage is informing her new music and we hear from author Catie Marron about some of the world’s most inviting city squares. Plus: we chat to Mark Dunhill of London’s Central Saint Ma||5/29/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMaja Hoffmann, Bobby Gillespie, Guy Masterson and Bob Paisley||Arts patron, collector and founder of the Luma Foundation Maja Hoffmann tells us how to keep creativity moving, Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream explains how the group stay future-focused, and theatre-director Guy Masterson and actor Bob Paisley discuss t||5/22/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSir Nicholas Kenyon, Arne & Carlos and Kristian Brodie||Sir Nicholas Kenyon of London’s Barbican drops by Midori House to discuss how to make our cities more open to the arts. Plus: Scandinavian crochet masters Arne & Carlos leave us in stitches and Kristian Brodie explains how a song can help to change a li||5/15/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWolfgang Buttress, Charlotte McDonald-Gibson and Frank Trentmann||Artist Wolfgang Buttress discusses the role of honey bees and how they inspired his ‘The Hive’ installation at Kew Gardens and its accompanying Be musical project. Monocle’s Brussels correspondent Charlotte McDonald-Gibson sheds light on the plight||5/8/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWolfgang Tillmans, Alan Kitching and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers||Turner Prize-winning artist Wolfgang Tillmans explains his new posters series and why he’s campaigning for the UK to stay in the EU, we celebrate print with letterpress master Alan Kitching and talk to writer, landscape designer and preservationist Eliz||5/1/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Walker and Jonathan Wakeham||Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, directors of ‘Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures’, discuss the pioneering photographer’s work. Meanwhile, we discover collaborative classic novel ‘The Floating Admiral’ with the Folio Society’s Tom Walker and g||4/24/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJuergen Boos, Kevin Flanagan and Guy Andrews||We meet Juergen Boos, director of the Frankfurt Book Fair, to discuss where publishing is heading. Plus: architect Kevin Flanagan unveils plans for London’s first ever wooden skyscraper and cycling journalist Guy Andrews talks about his new book ‘Magn||4/17/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMark Craig, Alexander Downer and Edwina Ehrman||Film-maker Mark Craig talks us through his documentary ‘The Last Man on the Moon’, we hear from Alexander Downer, the Australian high commissioner to the UK, and make some small talk with Edwina Ehrman, curator of ‘Undressed: A Brief History of Unde||4/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsh Koosha, Rebecca Roke and Max Stafford-Clark||Iranian musician Ash Koosha discusses his forward-thinking electronica and the cultures that inform it, while Rebecca Roke tells us why her book ‘Nanotecture: Tiny Built Things’ is celebrating the small. Plus: theatre director Max Stafford-Clark expla||4/3/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJonathan Yeo, Amber Fares, Maysoon Jayyusi and Patrick Perrin||Portrait artist Jonathan Yeo talks about his new retrospective in Denmark, while film-maker Amber Fares and street-racer Maysoon Jayyusi discuss burning rubber in the Middle East. Plus: Patrick Perrin previews the Pad art fair in Paris.||3/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBen Ratliff, Ming Veevers Carter and Nick McDonell||Ben Ratliff discusses music and his book ‘Every Song Ever’, floral designer Ming Veevers Carter delivers a masterclass in flower arranging and author and journalist Nick McDonell reflects on the nomadic lifestyle.||3/20/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
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