I drove my '86 Volvo Station wagon all the way to LA from Portland without a hitch. Unfortunately, the ability to go from 0 to 30 in under a minute is a very useful skill in such a car-dominated city, and something I didn't have. Also no air conditioning. I highly suggest both of these things in Los Angeles. Freeways dominate the landscape, and a hard edge of the Pacific Ocean to the west orients the city as a radiating playground that is best experienced in a car. I had a great time and always enjoy going back.
ABOUT THE IDEA
So why all the circles? Research indicates that GPS's are hindering our ability to create mental maps of our surroundings. My maps aim to install a "Map from the Mind" for each city, simplifying structures and districts in the simplest terms. Each design is taken as a new challenge, using the knowledge of locals to create a map that is both beautiful and useful.
Have you noticed that frame shops never go out of business? There's a reason. It's a highly specialized skill that requires individual attention. I recommend using your local framer.
Alternatively, frameusa.com has standard sized frames with many options.
ABOUT LETTERPRESS PRINTING
Letterpress is a very complicated and expensive printing method that I am obsessed with. All Letterpress are slammed with 600 pounds of pressure, creating a deep, tactile texture. The ink gets embedded into the thick soft paper so it won't fade within your lifetime. Read more about letterpress printing here.
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