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Monocle preview: July/August issue 2016

22 June 2016

Our double issue heralds the start of summer with the 10th edition of our annual Quality of Life Survey. Which cities have climbed the rankings? Who are the new entries? And most importantly, who is this year’s winner? Buy…


The Monocle Travel Guide Series: Sydney

21 June 2016

Sydney is a coastal crowd-pleaser that has long lured travellers to its shores and our 148-page hardback guide contains plenty of reasons to unpack your bags, settle in and linger a while. Published by Gestalten, our Sydney…


Most liveable city, 2016: Tokyo

20 June 2016

This city of 13 million nurtures a balance of hi-tech efficiency and traditional neighbourhood values – and it’s a combination that wins the Japanese capital the top spot for a second year running. Our film focuses on its…


Top 25 cities, 2016

20 June 2016

The ups and downs of our annual global ranking covering the world's most liveable cities – who's in and who's out?


Monocle x The House Hotel Collection

15 June 2016

Since 2007 the House Hotel Collection has been creating inspiring places to stay across Turkey, combining the country's rich heritage of design with seasoned hospitality.


On the move

7 June 2016

From bus to bike to car, how we get around is changing and evolving in surprising ways. Who are the interesting innovators developing the networks of the future? Monocle Films set up a global mobility audit at the Monocle…


Time to collect

31 May 2016

From design to art, magazines to furniture, we all know the pleasure of collecting. But how do we ensure that passion beats pure investment? This was the question that Robert Bound posed to the speakers at this year’s…


Monocle preview: June issue 2016

27 May 2016

Our June issue makes a splash with the launch of a brand-new Boats and Coast Survey, featuring a fleet of well-navigated reports and fresh photography. It is accompanied by nautical-themed reports throughout the magazine…


Nagorno-Karabakh: limbo land

26 May 2016

The republic of Nagorno-Karabakh in the Caucasus lies in purgatory. Despite its violent history, peace and PR is seen as the fastest route to normality; we visited just before the most recent flare-up to see if it can…

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