The great and the good of the toy industry descended on Nuremberg at the end of January to check out the latest developments and trends in the toy and hobby industry at Spielwarenmesse, the world’s largest toy trade fair. Monocle brings you a selection of our favourite products from the show.
Just like craft breweries, small local distilleries are reinventing drinks that have fallen out of fashion. Monocle films visits three entrepreneurs who have uncorked the potential of the old spirit in London, Hamburg and the Finnish countryside.
Across its eight halls, Maison & Objet hosts brands big and small as part of a treasure trove of chairs, lamps and all manner of desktop accessories. Designers from Europe and beyond congregate in Paris in January to show off their wares; we’ve brought back our pick of the best.