My relationship with Monocle has been a long-standing one. Reliably informative and introducing me to the people from around the world, I was eager to understand what makes working for Monocle 24 and the magazine so rewarding.
Patreon is a different kind of crowdfunding platform, where fans pay a set amount of money per month or project to their favorite creatives and artists. Shayla Maddox, tells us how she manage to live of her art, with the help of her followers.
Items and curious design solutions have partly replaced the traditional artworks that used to fill the walls of our family homes, and we are left wondering what happened and when it happened. Have paintings become outdated?
In London, a contrasting movement is observable in the ever-evolving hype around local produce, urban hangouts, and obscurity in general. In short: organic avocado-kale smoothie, micro brewed beer and local art is the new yuppie conduct of London.
Getting lost is quite a hard thing to do nowadays...but purposefully doing so (or metaphorically at least) is the idea behind the Lost In city guides. Matt Porter tried his luck at getting "lost" on three recent trips.