Paris versus New York by Vahram Muratyan
A Tally of Two Cities

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A chic and humorous visual homage to two of the world's most iconic cities.

When Vahram Muratyan began his online travel journal, Paris versus New York, he had no idea how quickly it would become one of the most buzzed-about sites on the Internet-it garnered more than a million and a half page views in just a few months, and the attention of savvy online critics. Now Muratyan presents his unique observations in this delightful book, featuring visually striking graphics paired with witty, thought-provoking taglines that celebrate the special details of each city. Paris versus New York is a heartfelt gift to denizens of both cities and to those who dream of big-city romance.


About Vahram Muratyan

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Vahram Muratyan is a freelance art director and graphic designer based in Paris, where his clients include Chanel, the Opéra de Paris, and the Cannes Film Festival. He is the coauthor of J'ai toujours rêvé de d'être un artiste (2010), an illustrated guide to becoming an artist. He lives in Paris and, soon, New York City, too.
Published January 31, 2012 by Penguin Books. 224 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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“In its entirety Paris vs. New York is a book that encourages playfulness. Some readers may feel inclined to play one city off against the other, awarding points to the icons which they favor and ending with a final score. Others may treat it as a form of Rorschach test and see in each diptych a ...

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