Wallpaper founder Tyler Brûlé’s latest publishing project, Monocle, launches tomorrow, targeting a well-educated, well-heeled audience interested in global affairs, business, culture and design. The front cover of the first print issue – designed by Monocle creative director Richard Spencer Powell – features a photograph of a Japanese pilot in the cockpit, placed on a black background with a white typeface. A Web-based broadcast platform at www.monocle.com will carry bulletins, mini-documentaries and talk pieces.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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