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Beat the retreat

Racing ahead of health resorts that stand on ceremony when it comes to exercise regimes and what to eat, our retreat gives guests a happy mix of gym classes, nutritious food and the Old Town’s card players and cobbled…

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Better by design

Architect Ridwan Kamil was an outsider when he stood for mayor in his hometown and remains idiosyncratic in office. Public space and design-minded attitude are his tools and his goal is nothing less than remaking his city’s…

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Tuesday 9 June

We take a look at what Lebanese designers can show the world and who else is exhibiting at Beirut Design Week. We find out why Milan’s Domus Academy design school is revamping its curriculum, speak to Dutch typographer Joep…

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Tuesday 2 June

We head to the World's Exposition in Milan and see which pavilion takes pride of place. Plus we take in the fresh scents and subtle tones of Brooklyn perfumery DS & Durga.

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Tuesday 26 May

As Monocle issues its annual Transport Survey, we look at the UP Express in Toronto, excellent new terminals at Narita and Canberra airports and the design of TAP’s in-flight magazine. Plus we don our trunks and bikinis to…

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Notes on a sandal

In spite of turbulent economic times, new shoots of a Greek fashion revival are bringing fresh impetus into the nation’s creative industries and helping to preserve traditional techniques.

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Making tracks

An innate understanding of runners and their needs paired with a keen eye for design means new Boston athletic brand Tracksmith is going places – fast.

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Design briefing

From the contemporary to the classic, we round up all the highlights from this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan.

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Tuesday 19 May

This week we explore a wide selection of excellence in design, from a special installation by Piet Hein Eek for New York Design Week to the solid beauty of the humble red brick in Hamburg and a Manchester menswear outfitter…

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The missing link

Set to revolutionise Toronto’s transport network, new air- rail connection UP Express is made to be business-traveller friendly. And with an aesthetic influenced by the Canadian landscape and some sharp uniforms, it looks…

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City break

On the edge of the Yangmingshan national park, the peaceful suburb of Beitou offers a reinvigorated model for living beyond the bustle of urban centres.

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Places to be

With the new year in mind we’ve spun the globe and dispatched our correspondents to profile three new ’hoods we would be happy to call home for years to come. There’s an industrial area in Barcelona that’s proving fertile…

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