Films, yoga, food and a bit of ‘hipness’ in Canada’s wet city.
Old and new link hands in a city in a state of constant and measured flux.
Chaotic yet elegant, sophisticated yet edgy… This city thrives on extremes.
Incredible street food and never-ending shopping are two of Kuala Lumpur’s most famous virtues, but dig a little deeper and you can also find an edgy side to Malaysia’s capital city.
We meet the cosmopolitan masterminds shedding the city’s bureaucratic grey suit in favour of a more urbane and vibrant get-up.
Dynamic people keep the creative spirit alive in this small, progressive city.
From a sandy backwater to glitzy mega-city, the exponential growth of Dubai has produced a heady mix of old world and new.
From neoclassicism to Scandinavian modernism, this near-Arctic city continues to grow its rich history of design excellence.
Meet the individuals carving a creative soul onto this cultural and tourism mecca.
The sun shines every day, the sea is blue and warm, the cocktails are plentiful and the shopping is endless.
The home of Grunge, Microsoft and the biggest coffee brand in the world might just be the best small city in the USA.
Eschew smoke-filled cafés for a more contemporary experience in the capital of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Sprawling, sunny and scattered with stunning architectural gems, La La Land is the place to escape to this winter.
There’s more to this former British colony than shopping and ethnic food. Read about one of the most exciting cities in Asia.
You can’t beat Wellington on a good day, right? New Zealand’s capital isn’t too bad on a bad day either; thanks to its urban design, restaurants and museums, and the people who inhabit it.
Sexy, sunny and humming with restaurants, bars and boutiques, this Australian city is the perfect beachside getaway.
Urbis meets the creative force behind PARTY.
Urbis stops in at the Tokyo studio of illustrator and childrens’ book author Kanako Ogawa.
Urbis talks to architects Klein and Dytham on a Style City tour of Tokyo.
Well dressed, well mannered, super modern and more than a little quirky – Tokyo, Japan, might just be the best city in Asia.
This Brittany-born gallerist with a PhD in medieval art history has opened her own contemporary art gallery in Paris.
A Paris-based architect with a contemporary vision for her city (and a massive collection of shoes).
Urbis visits the City of Light, home to all kinds of creative people.
Urbis caught up with the architect behind some of the region’s best buildings.
The multi-talented Napier-based artist shares her passion for the region.
Urbis catches up with the Napier-based artists behind Aroha & Friends and House of Aroha.
This well-known New Zealand potter and painter calls Napier home.
One of New Zealand’s most charming provinces is brimming with great wine and food, architecture and makers of all sorts.
Two years ago this pair established a homeware store, Showroom, in a 1930s’ building on Tai’an Lu.
Design director and interior architect Simon Park sings the praises of his adopted home town.
This kiwi landscape designer is right at home in the middle of Shanghai.
Barbara Rubin meets Cape Town illustrator, designer and owner of Skinny laMinx.
Meet the rising star of Cape Town’s design world.
Choreographer Jay Pather curates Cape Town’s week-long arts festival, Infecting the City.
South African architect Ilze Wolff shares her passion for her city and design.
Urbis gets to know Cape Town: South Africa’s hippest city, and World Design Capital for 2014.
New Yorker turned Miami local, architect Allan Shulman is rebuilding Miami, his adopted hometown.
Always-sunny Miami, Florida is the latest city to be profiled in Urbis. Read on to get the low-down.
All you need to know to tackle one of the biggest cities in Latin America.
On a recent trip to Brisbane, Urbis caught up with the Head of Exhibition Design at Queensland’s Art Gallery.