Anywhere—A Travel Guide

A well-conceived travel guide to places that may not even exist

From fiction to fanzines, the students showing at the 2010 degree exhibition at Stockholm’s art and design school Konstfack put out many fine examples of self-publishing. Demonstrating that the younger generation still see relevance in tangible media, students like Magda Lipka Falck presented thoughtfully refreshing paper-bound projects. For the culmination of her masters in Experience Design, Falck decided to examine travel books. “Anywhere—A Travel Guide” …

Secret Islands

Three islands you probably haven't thought about for laid-back summer getaways

The onset of summer means vacation plans—or at least daydreams about them—abound. Whether you’re looking for seclusion or are simply ready for a change in beach venues, these islands offer lesser-known ways to get your seaside fix. The Outer Hebrides Known for its ruggedly mythic terrain, the Outer Hebrides are an archipelago off the coast of Scotland. If you’re in the mood for a relaxed …

Amsterdam: Made By Hand

A guide to Amsterdam's hidden ateliers and boutiques

In her search for the ornate and unique, Australian photographer and stylist Pia Jane Bijkerk traverses the three cities she calls home—Paris, Amsterdam and Sydney—to find winsome boutiques and ateliers peddling handmade goods well off the beaten path. A follow-up to her first book on such places in Paris, “Amsterdam: Made By Hand” takes an inside look at the venues where Bijkerk sources inspiration, raw …