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Inventory No. 43— Global

Preface

Wooden games, fine chocolate, olive oil and extra-slim soap bars are on the Monocle shopping list this month

Alfaset, FZB, Frantoio Ulivi Di Liguria, Pucket, Tefal, Via dei Birrai

  1. Alfaset/game

Set up in 1962, Switzerland’s Alfaset is a toymaker that does good works on two fronts. The company employs disabled staff who team up with professional carpenters to make games from locally sourced beech wood. Pictured is the brand’s Kulling game, a miniature version of curling that lets players push red and black metal pucks across a board in their living room.
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  1. Pucket/game

After seeing two old men playing the fast-paced board game “table à l'élastique” on a street in Aix-en-Provence, David Harvey decided to make his own…

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