modern 1800s hand drawn grand wall map of london
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feb 11, 2013
modern 1800s hand drawn grand wall map of london


modern 1800s hand drawn grand wall map of london
royal albert hall

 

 

using drawing qualities and influences from city maps from british cartographers of the early 1800s, designers
taige zhang and anna butler developed a grand map of london using various existing up-to-date geographic data
sources including those from open street maps. after seeking advice from experts across england and poland
including antique map dealers, professors, other modern-day cartographers, paper experts, and shoemakers –
a huge london canvas wall map was conceived, spanning almost 2 meters in an authentic 1800′s british styled
birds-eye view illustration.

 

 


waterloo

 

 


london shard

 

 


hyde park artwork

 

 


london guide detail

 

 


grand map in hotel

 

 


sketching the map

 

 


traveller’s london map

 

 


package design

 

 


early draft

 

 


early draft

 

 

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