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WALLPAPER CITY GUIDE (LONDON)

$11.95

Your passport to global style, Wallpaper* City Guides present an insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Under slick Pantone covers, these pocket-sized travel bibles unearth the hippest nightlife, the buzziest hotels, the coolest retail, the most influential art galleries and cultural spaces, the best in local design and the contemporary architecture that defines a city.

Perfectly sized for travel, discreet and easy to use, so you don't feel like a tourist, these books are ideal for either extended breaks or business trips. They are rigorously researched, and curated by an extensive network of experts, from in-house editors to in-the-know local correspondents. The series now covers more than 100 dynamic destinations.

Focus on architecture, design, luxury and style
55 stunning original colour photographs
A unique barometer of the contemporary scene
Eight main chapters with 11,000 words of insight
A map colour-coded by the hippest neighbourhoods
Published June 2018



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Paperback
Size: 160 x 108 mm (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in)
Pages: 128 pp
Illustrations: 100 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714876504

From the introduction:

"As a destination for art and design, the capital's standing has never been higher, while the boldness and integrity of its restaurants and cafés now equal that of its great transatlantic rival, New York. The Big Smoke may not be a 24-hour playground yet, but for all its fickleness, provocations and cliques, London is a magnificent place to be. The challenge is plotting a course through it all. And that is where we come in."

"Like asking an unnervingly handsome, impossibly intelligent local where they hang out."—Mr Hyde (Shortlist)

"The small but perfectly formed guides have become iconic."—1843 (The Economist lifestyle magazine)
Illustrations: 100 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714866505

 


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