Denver Map Print
Denver Map Print
Denver Map Print
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Denver Map Print

Regular price
$22.00
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$22.00

My favorite thing about Denver are the big avenues barreling throughout the city. This place feels totally exposed, haunting large mountains all around. The grid is so anti-trail, you would never walk around a mountain in these straight and rigid lines. It's funny that the wild natural shape of the river is the only thing that interrupts it, a gesture that is graphic and unmissable. Simple and perfect. 

ABOUT THE IDEA
Information is more fun to read when it's beautiful. I've designed these charts and maps with hours of research, reassembling data into a brain-friendly aesthetic. I edit the information significantly, avoiding the "dazzle" effect which occurs when our eyes are battered with too much information. Letterpress makes it even more gorgeous.

ABOUT LETTERPRESS PRINTING
Letterpress is a very complicated and expensive printing method that I am obsessed with. All letterpress prints 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.

FRAMING

Your local frame shop is going to do a better job than anyone else. There's a reason this craft endures and cannot be automated: It's skilled work that is best done face-to-face in physical space.

See more framing ideas here.

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