wes anderson postcards turn fictional film locales into dreamy travel destinations
wes anderson postcards turn fictional film locales into dreamy travel destinations wes anderson postcards turn fictional film locales into dreamy travel destinations
sep 04, 2015
wes anderson postcards turn fictional film locales into dreamy travel destinations


wes anderson postcards turn fictional film locales into dreamy travel destinations
all images courtesy of mark dingo francisco

 

 

 

as a tribute to the eight feature films of famed american director wes anderson, manilla-based illustrator mark dingo francisco has illustrated a collection of postcards that capture the distinct visual and narrative style of each movie. anderson’s wildly imaginative fictional locations are put on postcard covers to give them the sense of being real travel destinations, which one could visit or send notes to loved ones from.

 

drawings include the picturesque, pink ‘grand budapest hotel’ sited in the fictional republic of zubrowka, where art nouveau motifs meet the mendel’s truck and a classic car parked out front; ‘the darjeeling limited’ train is drawn into the surrounding landscape, featuring sand-colored silhouettes of exotic animals and botanicals scattered around the frame; finally, francisco illustrates the three infamous farms, boggis, bunce and bean, in their rural context, forming an underground pathway between them that funnily spells out the word ‘fantastic’. take a look at the series of eight images below, as well as a collection of custom-designed stamps to match each whimsical locale.

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postcard from ‘the grand budapest hotel’, front and back

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postcard from ‘the darjeeling limited’

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postcard from ‘the darjeeling limited’, front and back

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postcard from ‘the life aquatic with steve zissou’

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postcard from ‘the life aquatic with steve zissou’, front and back

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postcard from ‘rushmore’

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postcard from ‘rushmore’, front and back

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postcard from ‘the fantastic mr. fox’

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postcard from ‘the fantastic mr. fox’, front and back

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postcard from ‘the royal tenenbaums’ house

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postcard from ‘the royal tenenbaums’, front and back

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postcard from ‘moonrise kingdom’ campsite

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postcard from ‘moonrise kingdom’, front and back

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postcard from ‘bottle rocket’

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postcard from ‘bottle rocket’, front and back

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custom stamps designed for each postcard

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the selection of individually-designed stamps for each card

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a layout of the eight postcards designed as a tribute to the american director

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