Bogota Map Print
Bogota Map Print

Bogota Map Print

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Bogota is said to have the most confusing public transit system in the world. We did NOT use that attitude to build this map, but rather took the major gestures to build something that feels effortless to read. We used Monserrate, the giant mountain, as our anchoring landmark. 

Made in collaboration with David Hennessy.

8"x8" Letterpress Print

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. We recommend using your local framer.

Alternatively, has standard sized frames with many options. 

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.

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.


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