The Monocle Guide to Better Living (Extended Version)

The Book is Now Available!
Posted by Angie—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—09/2014
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.
→ read more

Monocle Magazine

A Briefing On Global Affairs, Business, Culture & Design
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014
Global understanding of things.
→ read more

Gestalten

At Design Miami
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

For the second consecutive year Gestalten exhibits at Design Miami, the most substantive forum for international design.

→ read more

Julia Lohmann

Residency in London
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Designer Julia Lohmann will be resident in the Embankment Galleries' Studio with Gero Grundmann, for The Conformitory: Nature Contained.

→ read more

Temporal - The Art of Stephan Doitschinoff

Documentary and interview
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Calma is not only artist Stephan Doitschinoff‘s street alias, but also the abbreviation of “con alma” (c’alma) in Latin, meaning “with soul”.

→ read more

FriendsWithYou

Fun House in Miami
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

The wonderful FriendsWithYou (aka Sam Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III) are once again going to stimulate visitors’ inner children through interplay in Miami with Fun House, an interactive exhibition i

→ read more

Recent Book Releases

show all

Designing News in the issue 219 of étapes.

The Chopper recommended on beSpoke.

The Chopper featured on NPR.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on AIGA.

The Chopper featured on Selectism.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business reviewed on Boyscout.

Das Craft-Bier Buch featured in the 20/2014 issue of tip Berlin.

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.