#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...

Instrmnt Applied Design

Instrmnt Applied Design

Instrmnt Applied Design ( I- AD) is a Glasgow based multi-disciplinary design studio who specialise and focus on creating industrial goods. 
Shutterstock Colour Trends 2022

Shutterstock Colour Trends 2022

Shutterstock have released their yearly 'Colour Trends' for 2022 and is filled with minimal, nostalgic and tranquil shades and tones.
Paul Stamets: 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

Paul Stamets: 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

Paul Stamets TED talk in 2008 titled '6 ways mushrooms can save the world' is still as relevant and inspiring today as it originally was back in 2008. In the talk, Paul touches on how all the different types of fungi and the mycelium network can be used to help solve some of Earth's natural problems. 
Waste Age: What can design do?

Waste Age: What can design do?

We are living in the age of waste. Is design the answer to leaving our throwaway culture behind? These are some of the questions that are currently in need of answers and is what the design museums latest exhibition is exploring. 
Notpla

Notpla

The sustainable startup brand Notpla are using seaweed and plants to create biodegradable and edible packaging. 
Hot Wire Extensions

Hot Wire Extensions

Swiss based design brand, Hot Wire Extensions are on the forefront of material exploration and experimental engineering.
LUX: New Wave of Contemporary Art

LUX: New Wave of Contemporary Art

From the 13th of October to the 18th of December an immersive art exhibition titled LUX will be taking place at 180 The Strand London. 

Retail Done Right

Retail Done Right

This week, we're taking a look at some brands and their retail stores which incorporate elements of sustainability and eco design and also acted as great inspiration for our store design. 
Materia Madura

Materia Madura

We've been looking at Materia Madura who offer an alternative to agricultural waste and recycling with a non-toxic, sustainable, locally sourced, and biodegradable material, which are then used to create a variety of products. 
Aether

Aether

Aether is a luxury jewellery company who are the makers of the worlds first carbon negative and positive impact diamonds....

London Design Festival 2021

London Design Festival 2021

The team are exploring London Design Festival 2021, which spans the city across 10 design districts and beyond.
Earthrise Studios: The Breakdown

Earthrise Studios: The Breakdown

We've been watching Earthrise Studios series "The Breakdown". A five part series that explores the topic of climate change.