In the City is a collection of illustrations by artist Nigel Peake, and a follow-up to his previous book, In the Wilds. Showcasing his keen eye for detail and ability to capture the urban landscape in an imaginative way, his drawings highlight the visual details of city life. These drawings document the sights, sounds, surfaces, and textures experienced by the artist in the various cities he visited, such as New York, Shanghai, London, Istanbul, and more. Peake also shares his thoughts in text alongside his drawings. Blending geometric patterns and organic forms intricate forms, this book offers a meditation and distinctive visual journey through the world of metropolises around the world.
144 pages, 16 x 21 cm, softcover, Princeton Architectural Press / Nigel Peake.