#MONC mondays

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

DAYDREAMING IN JAPAN

DAYDREAMING IN JAPAN

‘Daydreaming in Japan’ is the first in a series of colouring books and travel adventures by German artist Denise Rashidi, also known as Surudenise.
MONC READS: CONSIDERED MAGAZINE

MONC READS: CONSIDERED MAGAZINE

This week we’re reading Volume 3 of CONSIDERED, an independently published, bi-annual print magazine. From its sustainable lifestyle and travel articles to their exquisite photography, this is a must read.
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET

DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET

This week we want to share with you a film that many of you may have already seen, but if you haven’t, we urge you to go and have a watch of ‘David Attenborough:A Life On Our Planet’ on Netflix.
Responsibility: The Impact Receipt

Responsibility: The Impact Receipt

Clothing brand Asket recently shared their Impact Receipt. The Impact Receipt accounts for all elements that go into the production...

ON OUR RADAR: LONDON CRAFT WEEK

ON OUR RADAR: LONDON CRAFT WEEK

London Craft Week runs a citywide programme of over 250 events, showcasing exceptional craftsmanship from emerging and celebrated artists.
DESIGN : Studio Nienke Hoogvliet

DESIGN : Studio Nienke Hoogvliet

This week we are focusing on design, and came across Studio Nienke Hoogvliet a design studio based in The Netherlands, specialising in material research, experimental and conceptual design.
PORTRAIT OF BRITAIN 2020

PORTRAIT OF BRITAIN 2020

This week we are pouring over 200 shortlisted and 100 winning images for this year's Portrait of Britain.
ACTION: BREWDOG GOES CARBON NEGATIVE

ACTION: BREWDOG GOES CARBON NEGATIVE

This week we were impressed by beer company BrewDog, which has just gone carbon negative by switching to wind power for its bars and breweries, with plans to plant a forest's worth of trees.
MONC LISTENS: CLEVER - A PODCAST ABOUT DESIGN

MONC LISTENS: CLEVER - A PODCAST ABOUT DESIGN

We’ve been listening to Clever - A Podcast About Design, from the platform Design Milk, dedicated to design, art, architecture and technology.
ON OUR RADAR: 3D PRINTED CORAL REEFS

ON OUR RADAR: 3D PRINTED CORAL REEFS

This week we stumbled across a 3D Printed Coral Carbonate research project developed by a design workshop Objects and Ideograms. The project is intended to help the restoration of coral reefs, which is one of the most vulnerable ecosystems on Earth.
MONC READS: WALLPAPER* RE-MADE

MONC READS: WALLPAPER* RE-MADE

We’ve been reading the new 2020 issue of Wallpaper* Re-Made, an evolution of Wallpaper* Handmade - the annual initiative connecting designers, creatives,...

RE:CYCLE | Vélosophy x Nespresso

RE:CYCLE | Vélosophy x Nespresso

We've been looking at sustainable design, and we came across Vélosophy, a bicycle and lifestyle brand that produces bikes using recycled aluminium. They have collaborated with Nespresso to use recycled Nespresso coffee capsules, to produce a bike that is an excellent product of circular economy design.