73

May 2014

In for the long haul: designs that go the distance. Sharp residences, a handsome classic, a neighbourhood on the rise and the buyers who get the goods — a Monocle design special

Affairs / Film

Voice of the people

Singaporean director Royston Tan has challenged his country’s conventional narrative – which prizes prosperity and stability – by telling the stories of those living on the margins of society. But even the government has…

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72

April 2014

Sharp tailoring to studious specs: how to create the perfect frame. Our editors and correspondents on the buyers, new brands, select shops and smart-looking cities for the season ahead — a Monocle Special

Affairs / Design

Style file

There are meaningful depths in the superficial, whether it’s enriching the surrounding space or reflecting character. In this issue Monocle reveals the substance in style.

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Affairs / Books

Written authority

Ismail Kadare has had to do battle with autocracy and animosity throughout his 60-year career but has emerged as a world-renowned author and Man Booker prizewinner. Monocle headed to Paris to meet Albania’s celebrated…

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71

March 2014

All aboard the Italian special: high-speed, well-styled... and even world-leading. From Bologna to Bolzano, Turin to Treviso — Monocle's editors meet the Italians doing it better — a Monocle National Audit.

70

February 2014

Chart your course: where to head for work, play and adventures. The villages, cities and nations that need to be on your travel schedule for 2014 and beyond, all revealed in our worldwide forecast.

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× Global Music

  • From Seoul to Stockholm, Monocle selects an international playlist to fill your day (or night).
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