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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

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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

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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.

Design / Craft

Acquired tastes

Inspired by a creative affinity for the country, a band of Japanese craftsmen have set up shop in Italy. Monocle speaks to a shoemaker, glass artist and tailor about embracing the techniques and traditions of their foreign…

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Design / Provenance

Flying colours

Family business turned worldwide brand Benetton is about much more than high-street fashion. It bought and breathed new life into a roadside food chain and has funded a number of creative projects via its research centre…

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Design / Fashion

Pitti of angels

From renowned fashion houses producing new capsule collections to fresh brands rolling out eye-catching tailoring, the 85th incarnation of the Pitti Uomo trade fair was home to all manner of innovative approaches to mens…

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Design / Retail

Sign language

As a country renowned for taste and style it is little surprise that Italy’s brands have such a strong aesthetic identity. Monocle delves into the nation’s visual history and charts its most striking logos.

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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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Dec 13 / Jan 14

Doing the Soft Power Shuffle: how to be a winner in 2014. Sometimes all you need to get your way is a good recipe, an open door, charming exports and a way with architecture. A Monocle forecast.

Design / Small Business

In the blood

With great power comes great responsibility – and when that power comes from taking over a precious family business the responsibility can be daunting. Not for these heirs though, who have embraced the challenge and are…

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× Culture

  • Monocle culture editor Robert Bound takes an international look at the latest in film, music and the arts. Plus – weekly Midori House music sessions.
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