THE MONC BLOG

Welcome to The MONC Blog, our Journal on all things that are happening and inspiring us in the MONC studio.

The Eyewear Revolution: Film

The Eyewear Revolution: Film

At MONC we believe in responsible design and championing honesty through quality and craftsmanship. After discovering that 80% of petroleum-based plastic used in eyewear production goes to waste, we decided to challenge the norm by using sustainable materials across the entire eyewear experience.
5 must see events during the LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2019

5 must see events during the LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2019

Each year in September, folk with a passion for the creative, design insiders and ambitious architects gather for the London Design Festival (or LDF), to witness a collective of the world leaders in the arts and design. Here’s our 5 must see things during London Design Festival 2019...
WHAT IS THE PD AND HOW TO MEASURE IT

WHAT IS THE PD AND HOW TO MEASURE IT

THE PD IS THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE CENTRES OF YOUR PUPILS. Pupillary Distance (PD) is the distance measured in millimetres...

SMALL BATCHES AND LIMITED PRODUCTION RUNS.

SMALL BATCHES AND LIMITED PRODUCTION RUNS.

We are here to make beautifully crafted frames for men and women. At MONC we believe in responsible product design....

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: SÖDERMALM

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: SÖDERMALM

Discover the Stockholm neighbourhood that inspired our statement cat-eye wayfarer frame Södermalm MORNING CUP: Johan & Nyström 59.316460 N, 18.064014...

IN CONVERSATION WITH: EMANUELLE MOEGLIN

IN CONVERSATION WITH: EMANUELLE MOEGLIN

MONC speaks with Emanuelle Moeglin, fragrance designer and founder of the Experimental Perfume Club, London Fields. The new revolutionary concept...

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: Kreuzberg, the creative heart of Berlin

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: Kreuzberg, the creative heart of Berlin

Spend a day exploring the Berlin neighbourhood that inspired our bold aviator frame, Kreuzberg. MORNING CUP: Five Elephant Coffee 52.493474...

What is Blue Light Anyway?

What is Blue Light Anyway?

The daily strains of modern life seem to bombard us from all angles, but why is it especially important to...

3 Must Visit Stores In Tokyo, Japan

3 Must Visit Stores In Tokyo, Japan

Recently Freddie visited Tokyo, on a trip to meet some of MONC's newest retailers and to gain inspiration for next...

Finding The Right Spectacles For Me: Anthony Lee

Finding The Right Spectacles For Me: Anthony Lee

For something that you will be wearing 100% on a daily basis, there is no price for being comfortable and secure. That’s where MONC come in.

The Top 5 Art & Design Spots for London Design Festival 2018

The Top 5 Art & Design Spots for London Design Festival 2018

This September during The London Design Festival we're exhibiting at Design Junction, showcasing the best in craft and design from across the UK and further afield.
Blackhorse Lane Ateliers – an interview with Han Ates

Blackhorse Lane Ateliers – an interview with Han Ates

Blackhorse Lane Ateliers is a true pioneer of transparent manufacturing in London. With a business model very close to our hearts, they embody many of the same core values as MONC at their production site in Walthamstow, North London where they manufacture ready-to-wear selvedge & organic denim clothing, with jeans at the core.