Monocle Magazine Vol. 5 Issue 54 (June 2012)
Launched in February 2007, Monocle is premium media brand with magazine, web, broadcast and retail divisions. Focusing on global affairs, business, culture and design, Monocle's mission is to keep an eye on the world.
Monocle is published 10 times a year from its London office, Midori House in Marylebone, and has bureaux in New York, Zurich, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Led by editor in chief and chairman, Tyler Brûlé, Monocle has an editorial team of 45. In addition it has 16 foreign correspondents reporting from Tel Aviv to San Francisco, Beirut to Bogotá and the network is growing continually.
Monocle is a distinctive mix of smart journalism, international awareness and sharp design. In print and online, writers and photographers are dispatched to over 50 countries every month to deliver stories on forgotten states, alluring political figures, emerging brands, fresh forces in popular culture and inspiring design solutions.
Monocle's annual Quality of Life issue, which ranks the top 25 most livable cities in the world, has become a trigger for global debate on improving cities. Coupled with online elements such as The Monocle Weekly audio bulletin, the daily Monocolumn and a series of exclusive films, documentaries and slideshows, Monocle has built an hourly, daily and weekly relationship with its readers to create an opinionated and predictive package that can be accessed anywhere in the world, at any time.
Monocle is financed by a small international consortium of private investors and is published by Winkontent, the editorial and broadcast arm of Winkorp AG, Brûlé's Zurich-based holding company.
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