Next month The Melangerie will hit its one year anniversary (!), and we’d like to recognize this milestone by also congratulating Monocle Magazine on its 10-year anniversary. Monocle’s influence in the creation and curation of The Melangerie cannot be overstated. With that in mind, we wanted to create a small ode to the magazine and the many ways that it has and continues to inspire us.
In an era of digital content distribution, it’s rare to find a print publication that can a. survive, and b. successfully navigate a balance between analog and digital. Monocle has done both. The magazine was created in 2007 by entrepreneur and Financial Times columnist Tyler Brûlé, whose interests in global affairs, art and design, and business are reflected in Monocle’s content. Some have described the magazine as Vanity Fair--meets--Foreign Policy, but I don’t think that description captures the sheer breadth of topics that Monocle covers. Not to mention its commitment to the design and distribution of its content.
Here are a few of our favorite things about Monocle and how it’s inspired our site: Read More