Monocle—a sleek, rotating sconce, with dimming control at the touch of a finger. Touch to cycle three levels of light, on, and off. Monocle’s pleasantly round demeanor and touch dimmer makes it an ideal lamp for a bedside or workstation. Durable and damp-rated, however, it works well in many applications: under outdoor overhangs or in the bathroom vanity.
Monocle’s hardware was meticulously engineered for a smooth but controlled swivel. Its pleasantly round demeanor and touch dimmer make it ideal for lighting a bedside or workstation, while its durability and damp rating also work well for the bathroom vanity, or under outdoor overhangs.
Here in our latest Shop Talk interview, we talk to MAFIA co-founder Marcos Mafia and Director of Sustainable Operations Mika Endo about the highlights of their artist and designer collaborations, the challenges of operating sustainably, and how much their brand has been shaped by their surroundings.
When we think about the future of work for our team, the fixed-five-days-a-week in the Factory or Showroom seems like a requirement from the distant pass. As we consider the evolution of how we work, it's clear that Work from Anywhere is here to stay.
This year, we invited Hancocks to launch RBW’s visual artist residency, a new series of artist and designer collaborations aimed at creating unique visual experiences. As our first resident, Hancocks designed three immersive and stunningly detailed fictional environments—two workspaces and one resort—for RBW XR, our 360-degree, extended reality platform for viewing our products in situ. Here, Hancocks walks us through his subconscious approach to design, and describes the perks of cross-disciplinary collaboration.