Films — Edits
Summary: Industry news and must-visit locations from the worlds of food, travel, retail and more.
Allow us to introduce you to our new publication, The Monocle Book of Italy. Our latest title celebrates the much-loved Mediterranean nation through fantastic photography, witty illustrations and plenty of insightful writing. Join us for a colourful tour. Order your copy at the [Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1914623/).
Monocle’s optimistic March issue challenges us to do it better, whether that be by growing your own forest or running a cleaner, leaner business. We visit the cities bringing the wilderness back to urban life and find out why you can mend almost anything. Plus: nature’s fluffiest film stars. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1916210/issue-141/)
Monocle’s February issue encourages you to hit play on your ideas and ambitions for 2021. Whether you’re hoping to start a local newspaper (or a global one), revive your neighbourhood or set up a sauna in a tent, we have 50 ideas about how to make the year a success. Plus: we speak to Greece’s prime minister about strengthening the country’s national brand. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1904485/issue-140/)
Monocle 24 is our round-the-clock global radio station, featuring live news and shows covering foreign affairs, business, culture, design, urbanism, food and drink, print media and more. We also have a playlist to accompany you day and night. [Explore our shows](http://monocle.com/radio/shows/)
Our annual Soft Power Survey reveals the countries whose cultural ambassadors, diplomatic missions, skilled messaging and tasty food have seen them make the grade in 2020. The December/January double issue also looks ahead to a new era of US foreign policy, goes on a culinary tour of Switzerland and wraps up in the season’s coolest coats. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1849758/issue-139/)
Hands up who’s looking forward to 2021? Monocle is too and The Forecast is our optimistic and informed take on the year ahead. From the offices showing why communal working is here to stay to the changing world of espionage, our global coverage will put a spring in your step. Plus: which city comes top of our Small Cities Index? Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1836064/the-forecast-2021/)
As a landmark US election approaches, Jane Fonda, Theaster Gates and Chris Wallace offer their thoughts on where the country should go next. Change elsewhere comes in the form of city farms, the latest design finds and an art fair redux. Plus: we survey North Rhine-Westphalia, a region on the up. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1833371/issue-138/)
The first edition of The Chiefs, Monocle’s high-altitude summit, took place at Suvretta House in the Swiss Alps over a few sunny days in September. After months of being cooped up at home, guests and panellists alike gathered to be together and exchange ideas. We covered everything from assessing risk in these uncertain times and future-proofing our cities to how to turn things around in hospitality or how to design a safe and friendly workspace.
In Monocle’s worldly October issue, we hear from Beirut about the days following the city’s devastating port explosion and the fellowship of its people. We also pay a visit to the retailers that have found success in lockdown, survey a forward-thinking office campus and take a deep dive into Italian innovation. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1815250/issue-137/)
From how to make the most of your free time to rethinking the way you work, shop and even sleep, our new book is packed with tips for making good things happen, doing something you care about and finding a slower pace of life that’s kinder to yourself, those around you and the planet. Order your copy at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1788324/the-monocle-book-of-gentle-living/).
Does your company need a rethink? What does winning look like? Should you move to a quieter city? Find the answers – and many more – among the 100 tips inside the latest edition of The Entrepreneurs. It’s time to be bold. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1811519/the-entrepreneurs-2020-issue-3/)
Monocle’s September issue is chock-full of ideas on how to chart a new course for yourself and your business. We scoured the globe to find pockets of opportunity in a suppressed economy. Dive in to find out about the new entrepreneurial hotspots, why well-designed global HQs are here to stay and how media brands can stay nimble for their audience. We also lined up a few tasty stopovers along the way and a dashing selection of sports attire to keep you in shape. So get moving and order your copy here. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1791400/issue-136/)
Monocle’s expanded digital offering brings the magazine to life on screen. So if you’re on the move, you can still have our witty and winning journalism at your fingertips in an elegant and easy-to-navigate format. Every issue of the magazine will be available instantly and you’ll have access to our extensive archive. Oh, there are exclusive travel guides too. There are three subscription packages to choose from. Sign up [here](https://monocle.com/subscribe/).
Monocle’s city-themed summer double issue celebrates all that’s great about our urban centres. From the people and projects making our cities better places to the shops that bring communities together, we’re here to prove that being at the beating heart of a metropolis is still the best way to live. Plus: why camper vans are making a comeback. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](https://monocle.com/shop/product/1748819/issue-135/)
The past few months have shown us that there’s no substitute for face-to-face conversations. As we begin to look forward with optimism, there are opportunities to be discussed, ideas to be shared and challenges to be met. Join us this September in the Swiss Alps for inspiring discussions, great hospitality and new connections. Get your ticket [here](https://monocle.com/content/the-Chiefs-conference/).