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The Monocle Guide to Better Living (Extended Version)

The Book is Now Available!
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013

Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past decade. Armed with an unmistakable sense of aesthetics and journalistic tenacity, its team—led by editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé—has created an intelligent publication that continually inspires a global readership who is interested in everything from diplomacy to design. For its first-ever book, The Monocle Guide to Better Living, the editorial team looks at one of their core themes: how to live well.

In this in-depth video, Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck, and Robert Klanten talk about their shared vision for the book and how this indispensable reference of inspirational ways to improve your life was brought together.

The book is now available. Buy it here. 

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

Posted by Gestalten—01/2016

Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better Living is original, informative, entertaining and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last.

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Monocle Magazine

A Briefing On Global Affairs, Business, Culture & Design
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Global understanding of things.

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Büro Destruct III

Video Teaser
Posted by Gestalten—08/2009

A flurry of images from Gestalten's Fall 2009 release, Büro Destruct III, is enough to transfix the viewer into a visual-happy spell. Imagine what holding the book in your hands might do.

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Pioneers of Change

Dutch Design, Fashion and Architecture
Posted by Gestalten—08/2009

NY400 Week and Holland on the Hudson present Pioneers of change, a festival on Dutch design, fashion and architecture in New York to celebrate the 400-year Dutch-American friendship.

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Dark Dust

An Exhibition from Dust
Posted by Gestalten—08/2009

From August 21st to September 18th, Düsseldorf's purveyor of all things street, Pretty Portal gallery, hosts a new exhibition from urban artist "dust."

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Happa Hotel

Temporary Hotel Project in Tokyo
Posted by Gestalten—08/2009

For the month of August only, Jo Nagasaka from the Schemata Architecture Office Ltd. present the Happa Hotel Project in the Aoyama/Meguro atelier in Tokyo.

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