City Guide: Take a visual journey before the actual journey

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Hong Kong-based publishing house Viction:ary has collaborated with designers and illustrators from all around the world to create their “City Guide” books’ covers. These are all bound to get you all geared up and excited – either to do some actual travelling, or embark on an online journey to discover great illustration and design pieces! The covers represent a city map, drawn in the collaborating artist’s style – which is then carried through the entire book’s design. A must-see for sure (via Fubiz)

London City Guide by David Ryan Robinson.




Barcelona City Guide by Forma & Co.

Tokyo City Guide by Masako Kubo.


Berlin City Guide by Vesa Sammalisto.

Paris City Guide by Allan Deas.


New York City Guide by Mike Perry.


It’s all about the package! Graphic design has so many facets that need to work together to get the job right.  Here’s a little Nicework hint on the subject of typography – one down, much more to go.

Published by Ross

Ross grew up on the wrong side of the Jukskei. He studied at Vega and was awarded the Top Student prize at his graduation. After working as a freelancer for four years, he founded Nicework with Ben Vorster. He has a penchant for Scandinavian wood furniture and really nice shirts. He is open to bribery- all iPads are welcome. He also likes chocolate cake and is happily married.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: