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.

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-10
postcard from ‘the grand budapest hotel’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-19
postcard from ‘the darjeeling limited’

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-17
postcard from ‘the darjeeling limited’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-18
postcard from ‘the life aquatic with steve zissou’

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-14
postcard from ‘the life aquatic with steve zissou’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-05
postcard from ‘rushmore’

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-03
postcard from ‘rushmore’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-04
postcard from ‘the fantastic mr. fox’

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-20
postcard from ‘the fantastic mr. fox’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-11 
postcard from ‘the royal tenenbaums’ house

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-07
postcard from ‘the royal tenenbaums’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-13
postcard from ‘moonrise kingdom’ campsite

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-15
postcard from ‘moonrise kingdom’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-01
postcard from ‘bottle rocket’

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-02
postcard from ‘bottle rocket’, front and back

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-12
custom stamps designed for each postcard

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-09
the selection of individually-designed stamps for each card

wes-anderson-postcards-mark-dingo-francisco-designboom-06
a layout of the eight postcards designed as a tribute to the american director

  • These are absolutely gorgeous and so creative. Laid out all together they almost remind me a bit of Czech matchboxes when they brought the more cheerful and whimsical into play. Thanks for posting!

    Kytka @ Tres Bohemes
  • Yes… where/how may I purchase a set!!!???

    matt fisher
  • where we may purchase these? Thank you ~ Laura

    Laura Killoran
  • Please advise where we may purchase these. Thank you ~ Laura

    Laura Killoran
  • Where can I buy some

    Brenda Chowdhuri
  • Hello, what beautiful things! My partners birthday is 5th October and he adores all things Wes Anderson. Is it possible to purchase this collection of postcard and stamps?
    I really look forward to hearing from you,
    kind regards
    Georgia

    Georgia Stoneman
  • where can i purchase them?

    bora akgun
  • Why aren’t these also wallpapers for the computer!?!? *whining emoji face*

    Stephanie

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

art news

×
keep up with our daily and weekly stories
505,945 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample
designboom magazine