Biggest. Map. Ever.

February 10th, 2014 in member junk     
DesignTurnpike DesignTurnpike, member
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Hey, it's Sue here!  On our way to Nashville so we thought we'd spend the week doing a throwback to previous posts!  To start it off, we thought we'd share this little ditty from Design Turnpike, originally posted in August 28, 2013, of his map of the good old USA in honor of the Winter Olympics!  Love it! ~Sue

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So, a previous client called and asked, "Just how big of a map COULD you make?" And so, this project began. Months later, I am ready to ship out a map made of license plates that is 10 feet wide by 6 feet high, and weighs well over 100 pounds. It heads onto a freight truck this week for a trip out west to California, where it will adorn the walls of an aviation company's lobby. This project was a massive challenge: from the scale of the states, to the concept and creation of a board big enough and strong enough to hold itself up. Hope you enjoy!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Design Turnpike
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, wood, artwork, industrial, white, retro, green, traditional, red, historical, yellow, aluminium-metallic, paint, grey, orange, navy

Comments (7)

PlentyPlace writes: Beyond cool. How long did it take? Posted: 3:42 pm on February 11th
chicvintagetreasures writes: I love it! That aviation business will have a magnificent piece of art to admire! Posted: 9:22 am on August 30th
georgiamoon writes: What a lot of work and talent that went into this ! Posted: 8:23 am on August 30th
GypsyBarn writes: That is just toooooo cool! WOWZAS!!!!!!!!! I'm seeing the amount of hardwork that went into that and almost falling over with exhaustion thinking about it! High Fives! Posted: 8:13 am on August 29th
gadgetsponge writes: Bigger is even better! Love it! Posted: 5:30 pm on August 28th
shabbychick writes: Wow! How wonderful - and so unique!!

Kathy Posted: 11:09 am on August 28th
suziart writes: That is so incredible!!! Your work is amazing!!!

suzi

Posted: 8:28 am on August 28th
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