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—11/2014
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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Francesco Franchi: Infographic Thinking

Two-day Workshop at National Library Building, Singapore
Posted—09/2014

“I always wanted to create surfaces that are desirable to touch.”

An interview with designer Elisa Strozyk about her unique creation: wooden textiles.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Lunica by Thomas Hirter

A New Font from Subtitle to Headliner
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Craft Beer Portraits n°2: Heidenpeters

In our second excerpt from Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book, we meet an artist-turned-brewer from Berlin.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Wunderkammern recommended in interia's fall/winter issue. "Wie Bühnen für ganz besondere Charaktere wirken die in diesem Band vorgestellten Domizile."

Christoph Niemann - Petting Zoo Memo Game recommended in the January 2015 issue of Kinderbücher. “Schön bunt und lustig!”

The Gestalten Space and Pavilion featured on La Berlina. "Um verdadeiro tributo à criatividade."

Original Man on Selectism. "Across 240 pages we discover Tautz style icons from the worlds of film, art, music, sport, literature and beyond. The suited and booted, hippy kids, true mods, slick Euro styles and dandy eccentrics; this collection of unique characters takes in looks, personalities and lives across the board"

Berlin Wonderland featured in the November 19 issue of Knack Weekend.

Berlin Wonderland recommended on iHeartBerlin as one of the 10 best Berlin-themed books. "Collected from several photographers the curator Anke Fesel and Chris Keller choose over 200 photographs all around the first years of the 90s to fill this amazing photo book."

Original Man featured on Boyscout.

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