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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Design / Food & Drink

Sacré bleu!

There’s a revolution brewing in Paris. Fortunately it has rather less to do with guillotines and rather more to do with langoustines: the city’s bistros have been getting a makeover. As have the menus – forget seafood and…

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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

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