Monocle finds out why children's books sometimes appeal to adults, learns how to boost employment in the regions with a Heidelberg printing press, and muses on the difference between art books and books about art. These are four innovative manufacturers who disguise themselves as retailers.
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For this Christmas-shopping special, Monocle films drops anchor in the portside city of Antwerp. From hand-crafted mitts to traditional treats, head to local landmarks and hidden treasures with Monocle to get Christmas all…
From spicing up your lettercraft to adding class to your condiment cupboard, plus timeless additions to your kitchen, wardrobe and workspace, here are this month’s most covetable commodities from issue 81 of Monocle.