Contributors / Kimberly Bradley

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Image conscious

Vienna’s city council is doing a Google and mobile-mapping its streets. The mission? Use public space and get rid of old sweet machines.

Global

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New masters

Austrian auction house Dorotheum is looking to the future but with a deferential nod to the past – and it’s proving to be a winning bid.

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Sounding board

Natalie Brunner credits her connection to her inner circle with amplifying her work at FM4.

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Show and tell

Esther Schipper’s career path from Köln to Berlin reflects the fluidity of Germany’s art scene. Here’s how the gallerist has stayed ahead of the curve.

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The lay of the land

From Colombia to Moldova and a fair few places in between, we take stock of what makes the world go round – and yes, manicures and underwear both feature prominently.

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Never faltering

Thanks to its superlative journalism and resolute business model, city magazine ‘Falter’ has remained steadfast in an unsteady publishing landscape. We visit the offices of one of Vienna’s most trusted voices.

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Art of retail

Andreas Murkudis embodies the serenity that permeates his conceptual retail spaces. With the possibility of another Berlin outpost on his mind, we discover how the unflappable pastor of fashion and design manages his staff…

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At your servus

Austrian rural-living magazine ‘Servus in Stadt & Land’ is a showcase for just how the public’s thirst for ink is being stirred and sated. Monocle meets the title’s creative team to discover the simplicity in its success…

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People's palace: Henselmann Tower

Karl-Marx-Allee was the most famous street in the GDR, lined with socialist-era ‘palaces of the workers’.These apartment blocks are now attracting a discerning crowd and fostering a creative community – and the Henselmann…

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Making an entrance: AllesWirdGut

Meet the architecture firms that put a premium on coming up with elegant solutions for interiors that reflect their owners’ personalities. Their work in Bangkok, Christchurch and Vienna imbues hotels, restaurants and bars…

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Conchita Wurst: Austria's new face

Since winning the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Conchita Wurst has become a global star. Yet despite her new-found acclaim she refuses to accept iconic status – and is never happier than when she’s in her own capital city…

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Family man

Roy Dantendorfer has built his family business into a chain of fashion shops that are a vital stop-off for discerning customers looking for timeless high-end pieces from independent designers.

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Sunny disposition

Berlin’s new urban lido in the post-industrial RAW-Gelände district is a welcome summer retreat. But it’s not just where the German capital’s 24-hour party people head to cool off: a whole community, young and old, is…

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Perfect marriage

Berlin’s Wedding quarter, once dismissed as a drab industrial district best avoided, has emerged as an engaging home for creative types thanks to its mix of eclectic architecture and a laidback atmosphere. Monocle got a…

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Safe passage

Transporting works of art is a delicate, high-value business. As the sector expands, Monocle explored the fine art of moving priceless paintings and sculptures around the world.

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Man of letters

Erik Spiekermann’s P98a studio has become a leading light in printing methods and typographical history. Here he casts his eye over the industry’s future in the face of changing tastes and technology.

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Bullet time

The romance of the rails captures the imagination but travellers still demand efficiency and comfort on the move. Monocle visits industry fair InnoTrans for the latest technologies and innovations keeping the transport on…

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Alive and kicking

In the first of a new series that will be examining cities through their media make-up, we look at the varied and self-effacing Austrian capital.

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Hard lessons

In the heart of Berlin a design-focused family has created a home that is as personal as it is refreshing: the Monohaus is a building that shows the softer side of concrete.

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Bare essentials

Bikini Berlin is a newly redesigned complex mixing retail, culture and creative thinking about public space. Once a fading relic of the Cold War, intelligent ideas from its new tenants are helping to redefine the shopping…

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