Monocle 24: The Stack
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Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.
||CleanArchitectural print||When you’re designing and building your architecture pages, deciding on your materials is a challenge. But whether it’s the abundance of design prowess inside the pages of ‘Lobby’ or the expertly crafted minimalism of ‘Disegno’ – architectur||4/30/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean‘Die Dame’||From Munich to Berlin, German readers are a voracious bunch. We pay a visit to the editorial team behind much-loved pre-war classic ‘Die Dame’, out of print since the 1940s but about to roar back to life. Plus: ‘Allegramag’ and its commitment to j||4/23/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMaking covers pop||From Byron Bay to London’s Paddington, we’ve assembled a healthy line-up of some of today’s – and yesterday’s – best magazines from across the globe as we delve into the nitty gritty of eye-popping imagery and the finest font-making. The Hyman||4/15/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHow to present print||On this week’s Stack we speak with Alex Wisch from Bloomberg Intelligence about the latest numbers in the industry and get updates from the European press with Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé.||4/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSprinting into spring||Strap on your running shoes for our spring-fitness special. Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé meets the editors of some of today’s most beautiful running titles, including ‘Meter’ magazine’s Andy Waterman and the man behind ‘Like The Win||4/2/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe role of the photojournalist||As the Belgian press reflects upon the horrific events that took place in Brussels this week, we talk to photojournalist Zed Nelson and browse the various ways the local press captured the situation on their front pages. Plus: we discuss what role photojo||3/26/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTravelling elephant||Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé sits down with Marc Valli, editor of art culture magazine Elephant and we find out how an idea for sharing holiday photos spawned what might be Malaysia’s most beautiful travel magazine as we talk to Musotrees e||3/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanIdeas driving print||Six of the most terrifying words in the publishing industry: “I want to start a magazine”. We look at some independent titles that did just that, driven purely by their own ideas. Plus: we discuss a research institute in New Zealand that has turned it||3/12/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMagazines today||Magazine publisher and co-host of Australia’s ‘Today’ programme, Lisa Wilkinson talks to Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé about the current state of the magazine field. Plus: progressive title ‘Girls Like Us’ and Jeremy Leslie of ‘MagCulture’ on ou||3/5/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanStyle and politics||From antagonistic posters and bumper stickers to campaign logos, we analyse the role of print in politics with the agency behind Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau’s election. Plus: how does fashion journal ‘The Gentlewoman’ stay ahead of indust||2/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe original ad man||One of the legends of his field, George Lois is often considered the original “Mad Man”. He’s credited with developing the political brand of Robert Kennedy and helping to spearhead what became known as the “creative revolution” in US advertisin||2/20/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Indy||At its peak ‘The Independent’ flew off newsstand shelves at a rate of 428,000 copies a day. But 30 years after its launch, with circulation plummeting so far it’s measured only in the tens of thousands of copies, the proud newspaper is set to abando||2/13/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTurning pages in Brazil||Touching down in Brazil, we take a closer look at what makes the country’s voracious readers leaf through their favourite magazines. Plus: as the Olympic Games draw closer, we ask how the nation’s daily newspapers are covering the difficulties the cou||2/6/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLucia van der Post||When we leaf through the pages of the world’s most luxurious publications, what is it about the images and words that captivates and enthralls us? Lucia van der Post joins Tyler Brûlé to reflect on the state of today’s broadsheets and look through t||1/30/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe fashion pages||From the industry staples to the grand dames of consumer fashion, we’re peeling back the covers of fashion publishing. Plus: as pioneering Australian title ‘Cleo’ bids us farewell, we consider what makes the modern fashion magazine and ask why some||1/23/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
Great addition to the Monocle programming.
Informative and stimulating. A must listen.
Insightful and fabulously passionate about print
Audio meets print. Interesting to hear from today's print publishers, and it's always a joy when one of my favorite titles gets a mention. Recommended.
Is information the only content of value in material artifact?
This is the question it helps me investigate and nudges me unto interesting conclusions.