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Every Monday we share things that inspire us in the studio, whether it be something to watch, read, listen to or places to visit...

MONC WATCHES: KEEP COOKING AND CARRY ON

MONC WATCHES: KEEP COOKING AND CARRY ON

In these unique times, Jamie Oliver has a new tv show Keep Cooking and Carry on, where he is sharing...

ON OUR RADAR: HEADSPACE

ON OUR RADAR: HEADSPACE

Life is a bit upside down at the moment. We may all be confused and anxious about the future, so...

ON OUR RADAR: BORED AND BRILLIANT

ON OUR RADAR: BORED AND BRILLIANT

Bored and Brilliant? On Our Radar this week is a challenge to disconnect from your phone and learn to love being bored. Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out and creativity.

MONC READS: WHY MATERIALS MATTER

MONC READS: WHY MATERIALS MATTER

Using sustainable materials across the entire product experience is very important to us. For inspiration, we look at Why Materials Matter, which offers an investigation of natural and man-made materials that will change the way you look at the world around you, while offering hope for the future of our planet. 
MONC LISTENS: PATAGONIA | YVON CHOUINARD

MONC LISTENS: PATAGONIA | YVON CHOUINARD

MONC listens to a How I Built This podcast episode featuring Yvon Chouinard, who in 1973 founded Patagonia.
ON OUR RADAR: ECOSIA

ON OUR RADAR: ECOSIA

Ecosia is a search engine that donates 80% or more of its profits to nonprofit organisations that focus on reforestation.
WHAT'S ON: Karl Blossfeldt Photographic Exhibition

WHAT'S ON: Karl Blossfeldt Photographic Exhibition

14th February - 14th April 2020
Connolly, 4 Clifford Street London W1S 2LG

MONC WATCHES: What Hempen Homespuns Have We Swaggering Here?

MONC WATCHES: What Hempen Homespuns Have We Swaggering Here?

BAFTA and Emmy-nominated director and producer Steve Barron describes his transition from film to farming to create a cleaner and more sustainable world.
ON OUR RADAR: QWSTION

ON OUR RADAR: QWSTION

Born of Swiss modernist design heritage and a passion for sustainability - we recently discoverd QWSTION - an exciting brand who make inspiring products from Bananatex (a new shell fabric made from the fibres of banana plants).
MONC WATCHES: SERPENTINE PAVILLION 2018

MONC WATCHES: SERPENTINE PAVILLION 2018

Frida Escobedo is only the second solo woman and the youngest architect to win the annual commission for the iconic Serpentine Pavilion in London's Hyde Park.  We love this interview Frida gives to Dezeen, where she shares her inspiration behind the space -  "It's about what you can create with simple things."
MONC LISTENS: VIOLET BAKERY

MONC LISTENS: VIOLET BAKERY

Monocle's 'The Entrepreneur' spoke to the maker of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's wedding cake (back in December) - Claire Ptak, founder of Violet Bakery. 
MONC READS: THE EARTH ISSUE

MONC READS: THE EARTH ISSUE

Filled with breathtaking photography, The Earth Issue is on it's third volume. The Magazine is a collaborative effort of environmental creatives, using art and image to encourage a driving force for climate activism.