Architectural Digest: Ah, the City of Light: It’s one of the most famous destinations in the world. Who isn’t familiar with the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, or the Arc du Triomphe? Particularly if you’re an architecture buff! While we all may have our own stories about how Paris has affected us—whether you’ve been there yourself or have only seen it in movies—we’re rather taken with the way artist James Gulliver Hancock has illustrated his love for the city, which is on display in a new book called All the Buildings in Paris: That I’ve Drawn So Far ($22.50, Universe Publishing). Not only does he capture the aforementioned historic structures, but he also draws some more modern ones that stand out among the Beaux Arts and Haussmann-style architecture, like the Centre Pompidou. And even beyond capturing single buildings and landmarks, Hancock captures everyday street scenes from the French capital. Read more.
(Image: Île de la Cité; Source: Architectural Digest)