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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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Visual Celebration on December 6 in Lille France

VJs to include Francois Chalet and Pfadfinderei
Posted by Gestalten—11/2003

Lille, France will be the European Capital of Culture in 2004. The opening celebration will take place on Saturday, December 6th, 2003 in the streets of the city.

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6th Annual Profile Intermedia

In Bremen from December 5 through 7
Posted by Gestalten—11/2003

The 6th annual Profile Intermedia will be held in Bremen, Germany from December 5th through 7th.

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Stay Exhibit by Martin Eberle

In Berlin from December 5 through 21
Posted by Gestalten—11/2003

Martin Eberle, the photographer featured in dgv's Temporary Spaces (see photo at left), is exhibiting his work in Berlin-Mitte.


by Martin Eberle

Opening Event:

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Nando Costa to Give Presentation at Resfest

In Sao Paulo on December 1
Posted by Gestalten—11/2003

RESFEST is an annual, global festival dedicated to showcasing innovative film, music, art, design and technology.

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Stay Inspired