Monocle is the creation of Tyler Brul�, the founder of Wallpaper* magazine. With design and travel elements similar to Wallpaper, Monocle adds politics, economics, fashion, property and even manga cartoons. It's very internationalist in flavour and one of my favourite columns is a section that features the various�transport solutions of country leaders. I enjoy it when I'm travelling and find many of my next purchases in their product sections. They even sell their own special editions of favourite brands in their retail stores in London and LA. Now entering it's fourth year, Monocle's non-print media, available on iTunes, includes well-produced…
David Report bulleti...
I've just finished looking through the new David Report bulletin called "I shop therefore I am" and I highly recommend taking a few moments to read through it. It might just make you a little more aware of your responsibilities as a consumer. "Shopping has turned into a lifestyle. We consume as leisure and a way to pass time. But at the same time many are realizing that the power of consumption is stopping us from finding true and sincere happiness; and that shopping often works as a substitute for something that we´re missing in life. At what point does…
While perusing my favorite news stand I noticed a publication I hadn't seen before called "Bond", which labels itself as an alternative wedding magazine. What I really like about it is that it focuses on high-design concepts without all the frilly pomp and circumstance that are usually associated with wedding ceremonies. It's also refreshing that it's inclusive of both heterosexual and same-sex unions as well as multi-ethnic couples.
Sure, you'd expect any Martha Stewart magazine to be, well, a little too soccer-mom-ish to be considered a "Design" magazine (I hope I'm not offending anyone with this statement, I just mean in comparison to others in the genre). Yet I actually enjoy reading this one*- it's got a good mix of do-it-yourself projects and inspiring photos of homes, plus the font they use makes me want to take up calligraphy. (*We also are quite fond of them because they listed us in one of their first magazines as a top website for home furnishings, so that means they have…
Wallpaper* Retail Di...
Wallpaper* Magazine is launching an extensive retail directory, which can be seen in both the November issue of Wallpaper*, and online later today. The directory will not only feature fashion and home furnishing must-sees, but other retail categories as well and will no doubt be a indispensable resource for travelers and shoppers alike. [shown here, moss in LA]
Oh my, this is expensive but it's a really great resource. Ton's of furniture and design photos and designer interviews. And, if you order a year's subscription you get a free Marcel Wanders t-shirt.
Wallpaper* is my ALL TIME favorite design magazine.
Surface Magazine focuses on art, design, and fashion.
This magazine is a must for anyone who is interested in sustainable, modern design.
For the September issue, Met home is rolling out a new format, with a new section concentrating on green design and living. The new section (entitled *Word) will also have a "ticker" at the bottom of the page with environmentally conscious content and facts.