Monocle World Tour Update

Going Down Under: Singapore & Australia!
Posted by Gestalten—09/2013

The Monocle World Tour had successful stops in London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and Hong Kong last week. Thank you again to everyone who attended the parties to celebrate the release of the book The Monocle Guide to Better Living. One highlight certainly was Tyler Brûlé’s book-signing session in Tokyo, click here to view photos.

This week, we and the Monocle team are going down under to meet with you in Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane! 

World Tour Schedule:
Sept 17 - Singapore at Kinokuniya Book Shop
Sept 19 - Melbourne at Metropolis Bookshop
Sept 20 - Sydney at Potts Point Bookshop
Sept 22 - Brisbane at Scrumptious Reads

Check back for more location updates. 

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
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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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.

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Two-Day Workshop with Joost Grootens

Creative Mapping and Editorial Design with Head of the Master Information Design at Design Academy Eindhoven
Posted—08/2014

Great Kitchens from Gestalten Books

We have selected some of our favorite kitchen designs from our architecture books of the past year.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Four Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Sustainable architecture has to think further than just ecological issues, the architect Hans Drexler argues.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"We see traveling as a family as a great benefit, not a challenge"

An interview with Adam and Emily Harteau of Our Open Road, who embarked on a road trip when their child was born—and have been going ever since.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Our House in the City recommended on Archipendium.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on Boyscout.

Quanten featured on Creative Review.

Hide and Seek recommended by CNN Style.

Gestalten Space featured on Oogst.

The Age of Collage on Another Something.

Visual Families featured on AnOther. "A vibrant compilation of graphic design and illustration, the book explores the way we process the world and our daily encounters, lending a visual language to our conceptual interpretation."

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