Quality of Life Survey: top 25 cities, 2019
What makes cities tick: security, nightlife, infrastructure? Join us on a round-the-world trip of places that we’d like to call home.
Monocle preview: July/August issue, 2019
If the sun is shining and there’s an ice bucket next to your lounger, it must be time for our Quality of Life Survey; find out which cities are up, down, in and out as part of our top 25. We’ve also got a rundown of riverside retreats, a special listing of cultural pursuits and advice on being a good citizen. Be sure to find room in your beach bag for the July/August issue.Available now at The Monocle Shop
Off-the-grid fashion retail
We walk the extra mile to meet shopkeepers who’ve gone off the beaten track to give their customers a different experience.
Venice Biennale: art of nationhood
In the second report from this year’s Venice Biennale, we head to the national pavilions to meet the artists and curators who are raising their countries’ profiles on the world stage.
Venice Biennale: best in show
We sit down with Ralph Rugoff, the artistic director of 2019’s Venice Biennale, to round up the highlights of this year’s event.
10 things you’ll find out in Madrid
Taking an interest and making connections have been at the heart of our unmissable annual gatherings. Tune in for a preview of the Monocle Quality of Life Conference programme, which is packed with thought-provoking ideas and inspiring speakers. This is where you need to be.Book your ticket here.
Monocle preview: June issue, 2019
Seatbelt securely fastened? In which case, prepare to fly through the new issue of Monocle, with its focus on the mobility movers and shakers who are getting us around by air, on land and by sea. You’ll also meet a couple of private detectives, Norway’s prime minister and a convoy of American truckers. Let’s roll.Available now at The Monocle Shop
Campus of creativity
“Foster independent thinking” is a key phrase in modern education but few places get it right. We visit Madrid’s Colegio Estudio to meet the enlightened teachers and alumni.
The Escapist 2019
Packed with sunny reports, heated opinion and luminous photography, The Escapist is essential reading this summer. Enjoy our far-reaching Travel Top 50, go off the beaten track in Morocco, discover why Biarritz is the perfect fit and much more. Please proceed to check-in…Available now at The Monocle Shop
The secret to ordering tapas
We jaunt around Madrid’s tabernas, the lively living rooms of the Spanish capital, and share some tasty dishes with the regulars.Hungry for more? Join Monocle’s editors in Madrid next month for three days of lively debate, discussion and great hospitality. Secure your ticket.
Tbilisi’s architectural revival
Rather than erase all evidence of Georgia’s Soviet past, the country’s architectural community is keen to preserve its history and give its once-foreboding buildings another – happier – lease of life.
Madrid: The Monocle Quality of Life Conference
Join us to discover all the Spanish capital has to teach us, be it inviting hospitality, nocturnal delights or the recipe for a long and happy life. Prepare to be challenged and inspired by a host of thinkers unpacking architecture, entrepreneurship, media, retail, entertainment and more.Book your ticket here.
Monocle preview: May issue, 2019
If you think Monocle is looking particularly inviting this month, it’s because it’s our design special. Lights to give your home a glow, property players to get acquainted with and even a bit of Georgian brutalism: all covered in our latest issue. Come in and have a look around.Available now at The Monocle Shop
The secret to finding a spring jacket
Bruce Pask, the menswear director at Bergdorf Goodman, is fêted for his unfussy personal style, so much so that the New York department store has given him his own space – B. – in one corner of its shop floor. As the mercury rises we asked Pask to give us the lowdown on picking a quintessential menswear staple: the spring jacket.