lehel kovacs brings us around the world in 80 days with street view sketches
 
lehel kovacs brings us around the world in 80 days with street view sketches
sep 03, 2016

lehel kovacs brings us around the world in 80 days with street view sketches

 

budapest based illustrator, lehel kovacs has created a series of edgy illustrations, recreated from google map’s street view feature. based on jules verne’s novel ‘around the world in eighty days’, kovacs followed the route of protagonist phileas fogg, citing the exact locations in which the character travelled.

lehel kovacs around the world in 80 days street view sketches
savile row 7, london – home of phileas fogg

 

 

lehel kovacs adds a new layer to the well known novel by revealing the location in a contemporary nature. a minimal palette has been applied to each drawing, using busts of color to highlight compositional arrangements. in the left hand bottom corner, one can see the google street view feature, allowing the viewer to discover the location. the journey – which you can follow here – starts at the reform club in london, through to savile row 7 – home of phileas fogg – then to france, italy, japan and finally broome street in new york.

 

 

 

lehel kovacs around the world in 80 days street view sketches
calais, france

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
paris, france

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
mont cenis, france

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
brindisi, italy

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
mumbai, india

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
yokohama, japan

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
san francisco, US

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
salt lake city, US

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
new york, US

around the world in 80 days street view sketches designboom
london, england

 

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: hollie smith | designboom 

 

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