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Films — Design

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A comprehensive round-up of the design, architecture, fashion and graphics catching our eye.

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Vital signs

February 17th, 2017

From traditional calligraphy to rare gold-leaf techniques, hand-worked lettering is back in demand. Monocle Films meets three sign painters whose eye-catching signs lend character to cities – and help businesses stand out.

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Healthy cities: vim and vigour

January 27th, 2017

Across the world governments and developers are waking up to the fact that healthier cities are happier ones. We touch down in three very different destinations to admire some of the best urban design initiatives.

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Made in Vienna

January 17th, 2017

Craftsmanship has been at the beating heart of Vienna for hundreds of years; Monocle Films visits three family-run companies that have made tradition relevant.

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Baťa: if the shoe fits

September 5th, 2016

The Czech town of Zlín was transformed by a visionary shoemaker who wanted to house his workers in a garden city. We put our best foot forward to explore his functionalist masterpiece.