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.
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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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José Parlá

Solo exhibition in New York
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

The beautiful, mysterious and spirited pictures of José Parlá are going to be presented in what is known to his first New York solo show.

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David Schnell

Solo exhibition in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Artist David Schnell is going to present his latest bodies of work at Berlin's Galerie Eigen + Art.

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Flip Books

Exhibition in Helsinki
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

The Napa Flip Book competition/exhibition will show flip books from all over the world, e.g. Finland, Sweden, Denmark, USA, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic and many more.

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House Industries

Letters & Ligatures in LA
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

This exhibition lets you dive deep into the alphabetical world of the Delaware-based House Industries.

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Recent Book Releases

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Kleine Gestalten and Elsa und die Nacht in the September/October issue of Luna.

The Outsiders in the fall issue of InStyle Men.

Out of the Blu in the August issue of Identity Magazin.

Hide and Seek reviewed on Selectism. "Gestalten release another corker, (...), bringing together the most spectacular Summer, Winter, forest and mountain hideaways, with everything in between."

Printing Things featured on 90+10.

Hide and Seek recommended on Cool Hunting.

Hide and Seek on Zeit Magazin.

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