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Monocle preview: November issue, 2018
Our November issue has a special focus on the Netherlands (so special, in fact, that we have published issues with a limited-edition Dutch cover). We've also got designs on improving your home, an interview with Malaysia's PM and an in-depth discussion about branding. Where to start?
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We introduce you to the faces and places we saw on our journey from New Orleans to New Mexico.
Zürich: The Monocle Quality of Life Conference
Our conference has become a key gathering for people who want to create better cities, homes and lives. Bringing together a global audience who see the bigger picture, it's a unique mix of debates, dinner and hospitality. So how can you get involved? We look back at the moments that made the sunny 2018 edition in Zürich such a success.Register your interest for the 2019 edition of the conference.
Nairobi: building better cities
Kenya’s Karura Forest offers not only respite from the bustling capital but also a sense of pride for its citizens.Join Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and The Urbanist team, alongside a panel of special guests, for an evening of discussion – and a drink or two – at Midori House on 31 October to celebrate the launch of The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities. Limited tickets available.
Monocle preview: October issue, 2018
Curtain's up. Monocle's October issue includes our must-read autumn culture preview on the books, films, festivals and fairs worth perusing. We also trot out a fashion top 50, nab an interview with the outspoken Tom Ford and check out Chicago to meet the team fighting Trump.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
São Paulo: building better cities
Brazil’s business capital has reinvented its city centre through clever urbanism. We meet the architects, gallery owners and transport visionaries powering this change.Join Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and The Urbanist team, alongside a panel of special guests, for an evening of discussion – and a drink or two – at Midori House on 31 October to celebrate the launch of The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities. Limited tickets available.
The Escapist 2018
The best journeys are shared with a loyal companion – and you need look no further than the 2018 edition of The Escapist. Our annual journey includes our Travel Top 50, big interviews with big industry players, destination reports and, for good measure, a road trip from New Orleans to New Mexico. Come along for the ride.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities
Sometimes all you need to make a better city is some humanity, a sense of scale and keen citizens. Tune into this visual manifesto, which celebrates our latest book release.Join Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and The Urbanist team, alongside a panel of special guests, for an evening of discussion – and a drink or two – at Midori House on 31 October to celebrate the launch of The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities. Limited tickets available.
Lebanon: state of the nation
With a cosmopolitan capital, picturesque countryside and improving – albeit fluctuating – security, Lebanon is on the up.
Monocle preview: September issue, 2018
It’s back to work this month and we’re ready to build better businesses. Once you’ve absorbed our guide, get the lowdown on entrepreneurs’ reading lists and dress the part with our workwear looks. If all else fails, you can always join the French Foreign Legion. Get busy!Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Reading the tea leaves
Vancouver Island might not be famous for growing tea but its lush soil has proved perfect for starting an idyllic farm.
Building safer cities
Monocle Films travels to Paris to bear witness to the French capital’s efforts to mitigate terrorism through smart design and architecture.
The price of silver
Producers and retailers of luxury goods are waking up to the power of affluent seniors. We travel to Japan to meet the brands that are wise to the trend.
In praise of balconies
Look up as you stroll Zürich’s streets and you’ll see these outdoor living rooms everywhere. Monocle Films visited the city to outline this architectural feature and how it improves quality of life.
Mexico City: The Monocle Travel Guide
Unconventional, ever-changing and utterly beguiling, this megalopolis is an endless parade of sights, sounds and smells.Available now at The Monocle Shop.