IMM Cologne

19 January 2017

Every year hundreds of brands and buyers congregate at IMM, the first international furniture fair of the year. Hosted at the Koelnmesse in the German city of Köln, this tradeshow sets the agenda for what’s to come and…


Pitti Uomo 91: day three

13 January 2017

As the autumn/winter 2017 edition of Pitti Uomo draws to a close and the fashion pack heads north to Milan, we select our final five finds from the Fortezza da Basso.


Pitti Uomo 91: day two

12 January 2017

Day two at Pitti Uomo means business. It’s traditionally the busiest day of the week as all the buyers have jetted into town by now and the hallways of the Fortezza da Basso are filled with lively chatter and natty threads…


Pitti Uomo 91: day one

11 January 2017

A freezing Florence has welcomed the 91st edition of eminent menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo; fortunately there is plenty to warm the cockles inside the Fortezza da Basso halls. Here are our picks from the first day of the…


Orgatec 2016

28 October 2016

There were many new faces at this year’s Orgatec in Köln. Artek, Piure and Normann Copenhagen celebrated their debut at the biennial office-furniture fair, while long-time leader Vitra took over an entire hall for the first…


Maison & Objet Paris

6 September 2016

Setting the tone for a design-fair filled month in Europe, Paris’s Maison & Objet always features a wondrous assortment of releases from companies big and small. From Argentina to Slovenia, here are the standout designs…


Milano Moda Uomo

22 June 2016

After a sizzling edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence the fashion world descended on Milan for the spring/summer 2017 edition of Milan’s menswear week. With the thermometer hovering around 30C, Monocle scoured showrooms and…


Pitti Uomo 90th edition

17 June 2016

A warm and sunny 90th edition of the Pitti Uomo menswear tradeshow put visitors in the mood for summer. Our picks from the halls of the Fortezza da Basso will make for excellent holiday attire; here's what we suggest you…


Fuorisalone 2016

15 April 2016

Milan Design Week is by no means limited to the wares on show in the Salone del Mobile fair halls in Rho. All across the city – from Tortona and Brera to the up-and-coming 5Vie neighbourhood – designers display their latest…


Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2016

15 April 2016

Some 300,000 people take to Lombardy’s capital each year to peruse the latest products from the 2,000-plus exhibitors at the furniture world’s premier event. Here are our favourite finds from inside the fair.


Inventory no. 91

2 March 2016

For our Australia-themed March issue we gathered together some of our favourite discoveries from down under, from tasty treats to clever design concepts.


Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

12 February 2016

Sleek chairs, minimalist sofas and streamlined stools: the very best of Scandinavian design comes to Stockholm every February. We present our favourite finds from the Swedish capital, from poignant re-releases to brand-new…


Spielwarenmesse 2016

29 January 2016

The great and the good of the toy industry descended on Nuremberg at the end of January to check out the latest developments and trends in the toy and hobby industry at Spielwarenmesse, the world’s largest toy trade fair…


Maison & Objet 2016

25 January 2016

Across its eight halls, Maison & Objet hosts brands big and small as part of a treasure trove of chairs, lamps and all manner of desktop accessories. Designers from Europe and beyond congregate in Paris in January to show…


SIHH Geneva 2016

22 January 2016

The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva is the watchmaking world’s premier venue to showcase horological hardware. This year brands reworked case shapes, presented vintage-inspired designs and innovated…

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