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Marion Dorn, textile designer, provided carpeting for the great ocean liners, such as the Queen Mary in 1935.    Photo: Architectural Press Archive, RIBA Library Photographs Collection | www.ribapix.com

Marion Dorn, textile designer, provided carpeting for the great ocean liners, such as the Queen Mary in Photo: Architectural Press Archive, RIBA Library Photographs Collection

Gallery - Gallery: Assemble's Brutalist Playground Opens at RIBA - 19

Gallery of Gallery: Assemble's Brutalist Playground Opens at RIBA - 19

Assemble to Construct a Brutalist Playground at RIBA,Churchill Gardens - Image © John Maltby RIBA Library Photographs Collection

Madeline Balcar, age 16, modeling teen-age fashions, in the library. Photograph by Nina Leen, LIFE, March 21, 1949.  "For school, Madeline picked a trim short-sleeved sweater and black corduroy skirt with dog-leash belt and silk scarf as accessories. Total cost is $11.95." — LIFE

Madeline Balcar modeling teen-age fashions, a short-sleeved sweater and black corduroy skirt. Date taken: 1949 Photographer: Nina Leen

Cambridge historian James Campbell has spent the last three years touring the globe with architectural photographer Will Pryce, to document and research the world's most magnificent libraries.

Cambridge historian James Campbell has spent the last three years touring the globe with architectural photographer Will Pryce, to document and research the world's most magnificent libraries. For sure going to be another piece of the library

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

Park Hill - Sheffield 1962 - Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith. Fine example of brutalist and streets in the sky architecture

For this week's editions of Section D, Monocle 24's weekly review of design, architecture and craft, and The Urbanist...

Monocle 24 Investigates Playful Design and the Role of Luck in Shaping our Cities

Image 3 of 6 from gallery of Assemble to Construct a Brutalist Playground at RIBA. Photograph by John Donat RIBA Library Photographs Collection

A Look Inside Europe’s Most Enchanting Libraries by Photographer Thibaud Poirier

A Look Inside Europe’s Most Enchanting Libraries by Photographer Thibaud Poirier

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