Art and design lovers have the world’s top art and design addresses at their fingertips with the new iPhone application from the design-savvy Swiss watch brand Rado. The Rado application, created in collaboration with Turnleft, producer of the highly collectable, vintage-style city guides, brings information on 24 international metropolises, from Beijing to Basel, and from Moscow to Mumbai, to iPhone users everywhere. This application can be downloaded from the Apple App Store free of charge.
Time for city life
Whether users have an hour or a week to spend, the Rado Design Compass ensures that they make the most of every minute in their chosen location. This mobile city guide with an eye for art and design is well researched, frequently updated and guaranteed not to take up any extra space or weight allowance in luggage, handbags or pockets. The cities currently covered are Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Beijing, Berlin, Copenhagen, Dubai, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and Vienna. Within each city guide are dedicated sections on city information, architecture, art, design and fashion, comprising 302 geo-located objects. Images and videos bring welcome dimensions of colour and reality.
Meeting-point for diverse interests
The application’s content satisfies diverse needs, whether the traveler is looking for an architectural icon to admire, an underground exhibition to explore, or the stores offering a particular city’s best retail therapy. Interactivity and community feature in the form of a quiz with ten questions to assess individual design knowledge levels, from beginner to pro. Users can even share results with Facebook friends via the application, potentially challenging them to expose their own know-how.
Download on the App Store