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Category Archives: time

HUMBOLDT JUNGLE

For Berliners, the story of the desctruction of the monumental GDR Palast der Republik in favour of rebuilding its predecessor of the Humboldt Schloss in all its architectural insignificance is a depressing example for city politics lagging miles behind the vibrancy of Berlin. But Berlin is also a city renowned for its stoic subversion, and [...]

RIP BIALETTI

My hero of the day is definitely maestro Renato Bialetti, whose father invented the iconic Bialetti coffee pot. But it’s the son who turned it into a monument in style at his funeral. What an exit.

REPRINTED: MONO.KULTUR #30 WITH CHRIS WARE

Not the types to be looking back, it’s not often that we can be persuaded to reprint a back issue that is out of stock. However, demands for our mono.kultur #30 with beloved Chris Ware have been so frequent and insistent over the years that we finally and somewhat sentimentally gave in, and why not. [...]

MONO.KALENDER 2016

Just as we are about to close for the holidays and catch our collective breath, our new mono.kalender for 2016 has come in, reminding us that a whole new year lies ahead of us. Exciting! As always, the calendar comes free with any order through our online store, as of now and while stocks last.
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CHRISTMAS HELP

‘Tis the season again, and where to even start thinking about these, you know, Christmas presents? But do not fret, we are here to help out with some nifty little gift list for all wallet sizes – order this week though to insure timely delivery. And yes, we do allow for gift orders to [...]

MICROSOFT & THE ART OF THE INTERFACE

Microsoft is turning 30 which, in human years, must translate into something like 120 or so. To celebrate the occasion, The Guardian examined Microsoft’s interface design of the past three decades, and gosh, how time passes.

ALL THE MINUTES

Our relentless obsession with connecting to the world in real time is maybe nowhere better captured than in Studio Moniker’s Twitter clock All the Minutes – essentially retweeting posts at the exact same time of the day. Another point in case that we usually have little more to say than banalities, but we do it [...]

Point And Duration

A good while ago, we introduced the Dexter Sinister-curated Watch Wyoscan 0.5 hz, and now it’s available as an app for your phone:
Time is like that — both point AND duration. This is how it can bend and warp. A week, a second, a season: all are specific and discrete, but none are [...]

THE WORLD IS MY SUNSEED

It’s rare for an Instagram post to make the headlines: our former cover star Ai Weiwei apparemtly received his passport, after being forbidden to leave China for the last four years… It’s about time!