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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.


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.


Film report: Pitti Uomo 2016

15 January 2016

We ask what’s next for menswear as retailers flock to Florence to spot trends and stock up on Italian fashion – a €9bn industry –and foreign brands. Denim is darker, the fit wider and men are starting to move from beards…


A man's shoe

4 November 2015

Northamptonshire’s shoemaking legacy has stood strong for well over a century and De Fursac’s dapper Derbys and eye-catching Oxfords will keep you in step with the times. We meet the team behind De Fursac’s first footwear…


Cosy Homes: Die Es

27 October 2015

South African architects Gawie and Gwen Fagan designed and built their family home on a dramatic spot between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Die Es is an ode to vernacular architecture with a difference. To celeb…


End of an era

27 August 2015

As the life of Tokyo's iconic Hotel Okura draws to an end, Monocle is granted exclusive access to capture on film the gracious ways of this much-loved modernist gem. Read the full article on the Hotel Okura here.

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