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Istanbul

I'm hoping to create better visuals for my website of the places I've traveled.  Istanbul was a particular challenge due to poor signage, but Ireland also had some challenges.

I want to make visually appealing maps that tell stories, reflect the sense of place of a city, or help highlight hidden finds.

For starters, I wanted to keep the handrawn map simple. 

  • Why am I making this map? For fun and to help me look at things more simply.
  • Why am I the expert to create this map? I spent a week there, but I studied ts history and art history.
  • Who is my target audience? My blog readers.
  • Do I want my final project to be printed or digital? How is going to be used/held? What other constraints do I need to keep in mind moving forward? I want my final map to be digital with a printable option.  It may be useful to create a smartphone-friendly size.
  • What level of detail do I need to include? (Names, addresses, contact info, street names, website, hours, descriptions, color coding, etc.) Ultimately, I'll need names, color coding, and landmarks.
  • Dear class, I need your help/expertise/guidance on how to... Look at things from a simpler, pared down viewpoint.  I tend to want to add too much or be too perfect.

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