London Unfurled for iPad
Posted 30 November, 2011 - 10:56, 1353 Reads, 0 Comments
London Unfurled for iPad offers a unique way to discover one of the world’s most famous cities. Explore Matteo Pericoli’s incredible drawings of the north and south banks of the Thames, from Hammersmith Bridge to the Millennium Dome.
The Telegraph Online says: ‘London Unfurled offers just enough features to feel like a properly interactive app but no so many as to feel overwhelming. The result is the chance to sit and really get immersed in a work of art.’
The Huffington Post says: ‘Sit down with a whisky and enjoy the London Unfurled iPad app by Matteo Pericoli. This one's for London lovers, people who adore the Thames-side landscape, and the history along the banks’.
With London Unfurled for iPad you can:
In addition, Matteo Pericoli opens up his experience of creating this intimate work of art in audio voiceover highlights, giving an exclusive insight into the work behind London Unfurled. In 2009 Matteo Pericoli (author of the bestselling iconic book Manhattan Unfurled) made an intensive twenty-mile journey along the River Thames, from Hammersmith Bridge to the Millennium Dome and back again. Over two years later, he finished the most astonishing document of his journey: two thirty-seven-foot-long freehand pen-and-ink drawings.
Both drawings, rendered with loving and essay-like detail, are digitally reproduced in this app; together they reveal a distinct profile of London in all its glorious diversity: a dozen boroughs, nineteen bridges and hundreds of buildings, including the Houses of Parliament, Tate Modern, Battersea Power Station and the Millennium Wheel.
Unique, interactive and intimate, London Unfurled for iPad is the perfect way for everybody to explore London in the twenty-first century. Whether you’ve lived there all your life, or have never been at all, encountering the heart of London through this breathtaking work of art is an experience you’ll never forget.
Type: iPad Application
Size: 94.5 MB
Price: 6.99 USD
Views: 1353 reads
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