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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…


Cruise-ship entertainers

19 May 2016

From glitzy dance numbers and well-loved show tunes to conga lines, entertainment is key to cruising success. Monocle's Robert Bound grabs a lounger and joins in the fun.


Healthy architecture

17 May 2016

How can architects, designers, retailers and city planners embrace a new vernacular that delivers places that leave us feeling better about our lives? Our fourth Quality of Life Conference film explores the notion.


Time for a hospitality refresh

10 May 2016

From nation to brand, city hall to hotel, who is doing hospitality well and offering benchmarks for experiences that are genuine, reliable and believable? This Monocle Quality of Life Conference film was the overture to the…


Tracht & Country

5 May 2016

The national dress of the alpine region is experiencing a renaissance. Monocle Films dons its lederhosen and heads to the Tracht & Country fair.


Let’s talk about it

3 May 2016

Can good design cut through the babble? Who are the media players that still engage us in print and beyond? How can technology become less demanding and more friendly? And what happens when we stop meeting face to face?…


Urban provocations

26 April 2016

Monocle’s second Quality of Life Conference kicked off in Vienna with a set of urban provocations. Here are Monocle’s top 10 city fixes.


How to Live in the City

25 April 2016

Billions of people live in cities but how many of us actually live in our city? Hugo Macdonald, author of the book How to Live in the City, takes us to New York, Tokyo and London with tips noting down how to thrive in these…


Monocle preview: May issue

21 April 2016

Our May issue is all about beating an urban retreat. In that spirit we head out in search of the perfect recipe for village living. From trailblazing rural retailers to cosy communities, we’ll show you why good things often…


Sydney City Survey

20 April 2016

To celebrate our Sydney City Survey, which appeared in the May issue of the magazine, we showcase some of the best that Australia’s harbour city has to offer.


Salone del Mobile: Best in show

18 April 2016

Salone del Mobile, the furniture world’s premier event, saw record attendance for its 2016 edition in Milan. Monocle Films visited the fair and showrooms throughout the city to discover the highlights.

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