Monocle issue 148 is a design special that puts the brands, architects and products you need to know in the frame. Visit a Gio Ponti masterwork in Paris and discuss the merits of concrete and its impact on the environment. The Haruki Murakami Library, Martin Margiela and art meets politics in Iceland.
Plus: bangers in Berlin and why Lisbon is the new Leblon.
Published out of London, Monocle was launched as a magazine briefing on global affairs, business, culture, design and much more in 2007.