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Monocle preview: December/January issue, 2023
Monocle’s bumper December/January double issue surveys the world’s most influential nations, from the European country with visa-free travel to 190 states to the Asian outpost with a crooning president. Elsewhere, we reveal the history of French animated storytelling with a comic of our own and plot a course for a fruitful festive shopping spree Order your copy today.
Konfekt preview: Issue 13
It’s frosty outside – allow Konfekt’s winter issue to invite you in. Embrace the festive season’s sparkle with our first-ever jewellery special and let us recommend gifts and decorations – be it Lithuanian straw stars, French wreaths or Swiss treats. Whether downhill or cross-country, we’ll lead you on and off the pistes at snowy Alpine resorts and head up the Himalayas on a Nepalese reportage. From Finnish woollen coats to an Iranian hatter’s surreal creations, our fashion picks will get you ready for a whole season of brisk walks, cosying up and sleek hosting. Grab your copy today.
Monocle preview: The Forecast 2024
Get ahead of the game with The Forecast, Monocle’s annual magazine looking forward to the year to come. The fifth Small Cities Index charts the urban jewels that are shining brightly away from familiar haunts, while we also find out how the wind is back in the sails of the shipping industry, why South Korea’s beauty successes are more than skin deep and what the Swiss Army’s new branding looks like. Shift up a gear for 2024. Order your copy today.
Monocle preview: The Entrepreneurs issue, 2023
Monocle’s business-focused handbook is full of ideas, inspiration and insights for taking your company to the next level. This year’s edition of The Entrepreneurs includes our first-ever nation special, a dedicated section of on-the-ground reporting and fresh photography that highlights the bright sparks, smart companies and emerging opportunities in the UAE. Our essential annual also includes a toolkit for global start-ups and a selection of leading entrepreneurs sharing their business breakthrough moments. Order your copy today.
Monocle preview: November issue, 2023
Are you sitting comfortably? Monocle’s autumn design bonanza profiles the best new chairs, tables and accessories available this season, interviews architectural luminaries including Renzo Piano and hits the road in Czechia to meet the makers forging a new gold standard in craft. We also assess France’s waning influence in Africa and unlock the secrets of the world’s safest safes. Order your copy today.
Swiss urban swimming
To celebrate the release of our new book, “Swim & Sun: A Monocle Guide”, we spend the day at swim club Flussbad Oberer Letten in Zürich. Bathers of every age come here to strip off and feel the freedom of the water in the river Limmat. Join us. Our latest book is available at The Monocle Shop.
Monocle preview: October issue, 2023
Monocle’s bumper October issue gives you plenty of bang for your buck. Our new Retail Awards honour the shopkeepers bringing refined and original ideas to the world’s high streets and out autumn Style Directory will ensure that you look the part when you hit the town. Elsewhere, we meet Milan’s elegantly dressed older women, question the relevance of the UN and the mayor of Dallas tells us how the city is staying safe. Order your copy today.
Swim & sun: a Monocle guide
In Monocle’s latest book, Swim & Sun, you’ll find our pick of the places in which to cool off when the mercury rises and plenty to get you dreaming about your next dip. We celebrate the joys of diving into the ocean, leaping into a river and allowing your limbs to stretch – and your mind to clear – as you simply swim. In its visually stunning pages, the guide celebrates the sunny pleasures on offer at our favourite beach clubs, urban pools and lakeside bathing spots. So pick up a copy and jump in.
Monocle preview: July/August issue, 2023
Who tops our liveable leaderboard? Monocle’s annual Quality of Life Survey puts the world’s best cities through their paces and profiles the urban centres on the up. We also get set for summer by gardening in Hiroshima, dining in Marseille and dancing in Mexico City. Plus: how Bratislava’s bass-playing, architect mayor is helping the city to find its groove. Grab your copy today.
Konfekt preview: Issue 11
Look on the bright side of life with Konfekt’s dazzling summer instalment. Issue 11 is an ideal accompaniment to beachside lounging, featuring an alluring trip along Portugal’s untamed Atlantic coast, inspiring residences and a look at why rose oil is so valuable that it’s kept in a vault. Plus: Lebanese mezze, wild swimming and what to wear in the sun.
Monocle preview: June issue, 2023
Ever dreamed of ditching the rat race for a life on the land? We meet the new Mediterranean farmers doing just that in the latest edition of Monocle. Issue 164 also includes an Art Special that puts collectors, galleries and this year’s Art Basel in the frame. Plus: a guide to the Venice Architecture Biennale and a rare venture into Syria. Order your copy today.
Monocle preview: May issue, 2023
Monocle’s third annual Design Awards honour the top 50 objects, places and designers that have popped onto our radar over the past year. Expect stunning buildings, cosy furniture and saké in cans. Elsewhere in Issue 163, we find out how Russia recruits spies (and why it needs to), set up home at the world’s premier property fair and step out in spring fashion. Grab your copy today.
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Konfekt preview: Issue 10
This issue of Konfekt celebrates the promise of spring, with bracing hikes, adventurous road trips and long dinners filled with sparkling discussion and searching debate. We’ll picnic on the cliffs of northern Corsica, journey along Slovenia’s coastline and check in to a new hotel in the heritage-rich village of Lefkara in Cyprus. Plus: chic looks, inspiring interiors and piquant Indonesian recipes. Grab your copy today.
Monocle preview: April issue, 2023
What’s in store for retail? Monocle’s Retail Survey checks out the global benchmarks in shopping, while our spring Style Directory rounds up the labels, designers and products on the radar of the sharpest dressers. Elsewhere, we go in-depth on the mystery of who blew up Nord Stream and reveal Paris’s best sandwich – and how to make it. Order your copy today.
Spain: The Monocle Handbook
Following hot on the heels of Portugal: The Monocle Handbook is the second title in a new series of country-focused guides. This sunny book looks beyond the tourist haunts to present Monocle’s favourite spots across Spain, from Madrid and Málaga to the Balearic and Canary Islands. Order your copy today from The Monocle Shop.
Monocle preview: March issue, 2023
Is the future electric? That’s the question that Monocle is asking in its future of the car special. Our forward-looking report offers our verdict on self-driving cars, the auto industry’s next moves and the companies in pole position to take advantage. Plus: Australian architecture, Veja’s new office and Spam – no, really. Grab a copy today from The Monocle Shop.
Monocle preview: February issue, 2023
Monocle’s February issue is all about celebrating places that work, whether that’s a parliament, home or metro carriage. From a floating office to a school teaching children the rules of the road, we profile the locations that look good and work well for those who use them. Plus: Charleston’s hospitality boom and why you should learn Russian. Order your copy today.