Nigel Peake City & Country: Twelve Cards and Envelopes

Category: Book
By (artist): Peake, Nigel
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Published: August 2013
Format: Book-other
Pages: 12
Size: 5.74in x 4.73in x 1.61in

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*Charming drawings and watercolors highlight the quirky vision of illustrator Nigel Peake, author of In the Wilds and In the City . Peake's beautifully detailed artwork compares the colors, shapes, and everyday sights of urban and rural life. The twelve notecards, each with an individual design, are housed in a customdrawn keepsake box and perfect for those in tune with the rhythms of life in the bustling city or the bucolic countryside.
Biographical NoteNigel Peake has published a series of unique books on subjects such as sheds, French billboards and old cameras, all of which feature his careful illustrations. He travels regularly, often by bicycle, making drawings as he goes, and his work has been shown internationally. When he is not travelling, he enjoys drawing while listening to cricket matches on the radio in Strangford, his native village in County Down, Ireland. Claire Beaumont is a lead creative at London-based bespoke bicycle manufacturer Condor Cycles. She has written about cycling for many publications including The Ride Journal, Cycling Weekly and Cycling Active. She is an avid fan of everything involving two wheels and a pair of pedals, from watching international races to participating in long-distance events and elite competitions.