Sharpen your game: Our new spring style and retail survey. The shopkeepers, architects, developers, buyers and consumers you want on your side and in your neighbourhood.
Why the world needs the new Germans (and their sweet bear). A Monocle Special Report on how Europe's star economy uses business brawn, good design and Gummi Bears to win hearts, minds and tummies.
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.
Tales (and tails) from the mountains: We get cold-weather combat training from Japan's elite snow patrols.
Top team: the 20 collaborators and collectives to call on for 2013, plus our annual soft power survey.
Health of nations: it's time for your global check up. Welcome to the special Monocle health issue.
Marching orders: a global briefing survey of flashpoints and fighting forces. Plus, The Entrepreneurs Guide.
Sun patrol: from frontlines to tanlines, a special report from Camp Darby. Monocle pays a visit to the US military's holiday resort.
The rules of attraction: what makes a city liveable and loveable. Monocle's annual Quality of Life Survey.
Track stars and wheeler delears: how to move ahead in the world. Monocle's annual Transport Survey.
Is this the family of the future? Meet Japan's new demographic. Plus, Monocle's guide to Helsinki.