Monday, February 08, 2010

Launched in February 2007, Monocle is a global briefing covering international affairs, business, culture and design. Headquartered in London with offices in Tokyo, Sydney, Zürich and New York, Monocle appears 10 times a year in print and is updated constantly at Developed for an international audience hungry for information across a variety of sectors, Monocle's team of award-winning editors and correspondents have been drawn from The New York Times, The Independent on Sunday, the BBC, CBC and a host of other news and current affairs outlets. More of a book than a magazine, Monocle's designed to be highly portable (it's lightweight and compact) and collectable (it's thick and robust). On-line, the focus is on broadcasting with a wide array of films, slide shows and audio reports. Edited by Wallpaper founder and Financial Times columnist Tyler Brûlé, Monocle offers a comprehensive global briefing under a single editorial brand. In print and online, writers and photographers are dispatched to over 50 countries every issue to deliver stories on forgotten states, alluring political figures, emerging brands, fresh forces in popular culture and inspiring design solutions.

The Sections are:

Affairs: A global mix of reportage, essays and interviews with the forces shaping geopolitics.

Business: Devoted to identifying opportunities and inspiring the reader.

Culture: With a tight group of opinionated columnists, reviewers and interviewers, Culture delivers the best in film, television, music, media and art.

Design: Bypassing hype, Design is dedicated to unearthing emerging and established talent.

Edits: Bite-sized and thought provoking, Edits are vital life improvements curated in a fast-paced well-researched collection.

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