my map!

my map! - student project

i had such fun with this class, ira! thank you!

i well & truly fell into the rabbit hole of maps on the internet but it was so interesting!

here are some of my inspirations:

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Illustration by Stanley Smith from 'The Gilbert Harding Question Book' devised by W. H. Mason, published 1956

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by Ludwig Sander

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Ortiz Berrocal Illustration - Poster for Spanish Tourist Office. From Graphis Annual 64/65

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Martti A. Mykkänen Illustration - Tourism poster for the Finnish town of Turku. From Graphis Annual 66/67

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from the brave little tailor by bernice myers

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from the fabulous firework family by incredibly talented jim flora

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crazy colourful maps by arlin ortiz

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lovely simple book cover designs by dick bruna for his fathers publishing company de zwarte beertjes

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Map hankies by Tammis Keefe

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Not sure who this is by but lovely linework. I was going to use line work but decided to delete it and have a simpler design. (image found on flickr)

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Medieval Cities, Cover by Antonio Frasconi


Which led me to these:

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"A Journey". German c. 1467 Egerton

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'Beschreibung der Reise von Konstanz nach Jerusalem' [1487] (Description of a journey from Konstanz* to Jerusalem] records in diary form the pilgrimage undertaken by the German knight (as well as town mayor and architect), Konrad von Grünenberg

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which HEAVILY inpired my map!

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I also came upon some maps which made me smile & thought I’d share these :)

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plastic = bad! but what a cool map!

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i can't wait for winter! 

- dearcandy - (candice)

introvert, dork, mum