73

May 2014

In for the long haul: designs that go the distance. Sharp residences, a handsome classic, a neighbourhood on the rise and the buyers who get the goods — a Monocle design special

Affairs / Film

Voice of the people

Singaporean director Royston Tan has challenged his country’s conventional narrative – which prizes prosperity and stability – by telling the stories of those living on the margins of society. But even the government has…

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72

April 2014

Sharp tailoring to studious specs: how to create the perfect frame. Our editors and correspondents on the buyers, new brands, select shops and smart-looking cities for the season ahead — a Monocle Special

Affairs / Design

Style file

There are meaningful depths in the superficial, whether it’s enriching the surrounding space or reflecting character. In this issue Monocle reveals the substance in style.

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Affairs / Books

Written authority

Ismail Kadare has had to do battle with autocracy and animosity throughout his 60-year career but has emerged as a world-renowned author and Man Booker prizewinner. Monocle headed to Paris to meet Albania’s celebrated…

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