Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Viewed Through The Monocle

If you’re a fan of Monocle magazine and media, then the newly launched Monocle Travel Guide Series is for you. Published by Berlin-based Gestalen, the slim travel guides will be priced at $15 retail. As you might expect, the full … Continue reading

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On Tour

Lufthansa recently commissioned fourteen illustrators from around the world to capture the spirit and verve of specific destinations on their flight routes. For the “Passengers on Tour” campaign, each artist was required to use the format of the Wimmelbild , … Continue reading

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Go Gargantuan or Go Home

Earth Platinum, the brainchild of Gordon Cheers, published at the end of February in an edition limited to 31 copies, is the world’s largest atlas. The book is 6 feet (1.8 m) high and 4.5 feet (1.4 m) wide. When … Continue reading

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The Art of Travel

The Boston Public Library Print Department is home to a marvelous, though little visited, collection of more than 350 vintage travel posters from the “Golden Age of Travel”, the 1920s through 1940s. Rail travel had opened up all of North … Continue reading

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