Monocle issue 144 features dedicated survey on the best auctions, gallery openings, studios and collectors sculpting the creative scene world over. Also in this issue Iraq’s unlikely tourism play, profile of the folks behind Japan’s will-they-won’t-they Olympics and get a first look at LVMH’s stunning makeover of an iconic Parisian department store.
There’s also a transport theme speeding through the issue, from the exploration of the future of flight and choice insights on supersonic travel and e-planes to the urban infrastructure improvements. Not to mention recommendations, recipes and fresh reporting aplenty.
Published out of London, Monocle was launched as a magazine briefing on global affairs, business, culture, design and much more in 2007.