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February 2013

Scanning the horizon: Looking for lands of opportunity. An inspirational tour of the places, people, outfits and organisations worth adding to your list of best benchmarks. A five-part special report

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Renewal process

Having seen its film business nosedive thanks to the digital onslaught, Japan’s Fujifilm has found another lucrative avenue – skincare.

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Future imperfect

Sichuan was one of China’s poorest provinces until investment from Beijing and abroad brought boom times to its capital. Chengdu and its ‘pambassadors’ went on a global sales offensive.

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Do it yourself

Monocle meets five creative businesses and entrepreneurs who have gone their own way, and we ask them how, and why, they did it.

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Our new website

We’ve been busy transferring more than five years’ worth of magazine, film and radio content to our new website. The result: a sharper, more handsome and informative experience. Come and visit us at monocle.com.

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Light fantastic

Hidden behind discreet fences away from the downtown hubbub, chef Fernando Trocca’s home has been transformed by Alejandro Sticotti into a modernist masterpiece filled with sunshine, greenery and pine.

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Make your mark

Wasabi, beer, olive oil, iron ore and wool: certainly the worst possible ingredients for a cocktail but, it turns out, the perfect recipe for business success. Here we profile five companies that between them have made…

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Time to open wide

OK, so the Olympics were a soft-power triumph for the UK. But now what? Over the following pages we explore how Britain can harness that post-games optimism and meet some of the people who can help the country do just that…

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Principles of style

We ask two fashion buyers what they look for when selecting brands for their shop and for their top picks for this season and beyond.

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Homely heroine

Harumi Kurihara is an unlikely celebrity, a down-to-earth housewife at heart who has hit the big time with her cookbooks, TV shows and chain of cafés and restaurants. Meet Japan’s unassuming answer to Martha Stewart.

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Her dark materials

Take the rough with the smooth and add warm textured knits and bright tactile jerseys to your wardrobe. And don’t forget some bangle jangle too.

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