Stylecity San Francisco
Overview - Today's travelers are a sophisticated lot. Demanding and design-savvy, they have been ill-served by a travel-guide market saturated with text-heavy tomes, none of which has catered to the selective, style-conscious traveler--until now. Read more...
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Today's travelers are a sophisticated lot. Demanding and design-savvy, they have been ill-served by a travel-guide market saturated with text-heavy tomes, none of which has catered to the selective, style-conscious traveler--until now. A revolution in travel publishing, StyleCity is doing for the world's premier destinations what Hip Hotels has done for the world's top hotels. San Francisco, epicenter of digital culture and the most elegant of Pacific cities, is an urbanista's marvel. With striking topology, colorful neighborhoods and people, and an irresistible romance, it has everything for even the most jaded world traveller. "StyleCity San Francisco presents the city's highlights, from epicurean surprises to sophisticated California boutiques and bistros, from cult museums to over-the-top hotels--places to be found only in San Francisco.
- ISBN-13: 9780500210109
- ISBN-10: 0500210101
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson
- Publish Date: June 2004
- Page Count: 192
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A visit to San Francisco, always appealing to design travelers, is even more exciting right now with the Victoria & Albert Museum's art deco show in town. For a heads-up on the city's other design lures, consult the sleek StyleCity San Francisco from Hip Hotels publisher Thames & Hudson. The book is arranged for use either as a neighborhood-by-neighborhood look at the city, or as a sourcebook for lodgings, shops, etc. Author Deborah Bishop includes lots of background about the city and is very descriptive, mentioning a café's "buttery yellow walls" or referring to one arts center as the "hipper, more alternative cousin (the one with a pierced brow)" of another. With its tantalizing photos and well-written copy, this is one travel guide I couldn't wait to put downso I could head for the airport.