"Wallpaper* City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy items unique to that city. "Wallpaper* City Guides" present travelers with a fast-track ticket to the chosen location. The edited guides offer the best, most exciting, and the most beautiful of that particular city. As well as looking beautiful, the guides are expertly designed with function as a priority, and have tabbed sections so that the tourist can easily find what they are looking for. There are maps, rate and currency cards, color-coded parts of the city, and an easy navigational tool. They are the ultimate combination of form and function.
Compiled by the magazine's travel experts, and by the extraordinary network of international correspondents, the guides are truly the insider's guide to each featured city. Both people who live there, as well as the well-travelled editorial team of Wallpaper*, have put their heads together to come up with a fascinating, efficient guide that keeps the hip, urban traveler with his/her finger on the pulse. The Wallpaper* City Guides are especially useful for the weekend tourist, and the business traveller. If you only have 24 hours to discover a city, each guide offers an exact hour-to-hour plan of what to see, eat, and purchase. For those travelling for a weekend, the guides even go as far as to tell you what you could see for a day-trip outside the city. The City Guides are being published as Wallpaper* magazine celebrates tis 10th anniversary. For a decade, Wallpaper* has been the first to uncover and present enticingly the best in new design and urban travel spots from across the globe. The City Guides are the perfect way to present a decade of experience in one precisely edited guide to each of the 20 cities to be published in September 2006.