A couple of weeks ago Zürich was just another of many trending hubs in Europe, perfect for dashing in and out over a weekend to do some local shopping in the city’s Vice district. This part of Zürich that, instead of being constructed as your local Swiss bank vault, actually looks like it’s painted with… Continue reading A decent week for Zürich
As promised on our about page, we are set to develop a simple benchmarking system to ensure a high livability. And how better to do this than to set up a system based on the habits of TB? Enter: The Tyler Brûlé Index (TBI). After all, an index is the only fair way to measure… Continue reading Introducing: The Tyler Brûlé Index
Complacency. Such a disappointing diagnosis for a city. Tyler Brûlé´s ex-home town Toronto suffers from this badly, and we thought we should go through a few pointers on how to improve this sub-par Canadian city. Ultimately, the responsibility for all urban development is the mayor´s. And as Mayor David Miller of Toronto refuses to incorporate… Continue reading Improvable cities: Toronto
Interviewer: – Will you be profitable in five years with Monocle? Tyler Brûlé: – No, I already bought an island, and I did that with old media [money]. From DLD, 2009.
For the record, did I fly on Concorde many times? Absolutely. – Tyler Brûlé, Guardian, 2007