Tag Archives: National Parks

Parked at Home

Here in the United States some of our most popular National Parks are starting to re-open. Yellowstone National Park re-opened last week, so did Grand Teton and Grand Canyon National Parks, along with a dozen or so others. The National … Continue reading

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Ugliest Place I’ve Ever Seen

When designer Amber Share found that there were one-star reviews for all 62 of the U.S. National Parks she decided to illustrate and hand letter travel posters for them “as a way to put a positive, fun spin on such … Continue reading

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Parks and Recreation

Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth from the New York City-based indie publisher Standards Manual recently announced their new book project simply titled Parks. The book is entirely focused on art, typography, maps, and other printed materials from the U.S. National Parks system. From the … Continue reading

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Just Denali

A big h/t to TBTP follower Daniel Wood for sending the link for the video below. As I have mentioned previously, I’m an evangelist for Alaska travel. If you’ve got the time ( and the cash), it’s more than worth … Continue reading

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Shadowfest

For the first time in decades. folks in North America will have the opportunity to view a total solar eclipse on Monday August 21, 2017. Astronomer and artist Tyler Nordgren has created a series of colorful posters to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Park It With Airbnb

The accommodation juggernaut Airbnb and the U.S. National Parks Foundation have teamed up to make visiting America’s amazing national parks much easier. Airbnb has created a dedicated page that will make finding a place to stay close to a national … Continue reading

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Park It

Inveterate map geeks will find themselves loosing hours on this new website created by an anonymous National Park Service ranger. Our fellow map lover has collected more than 1600 high resolution maps of U.S. national parks, recreation areas, and monuments, … Continue reading

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A centennial worth celebrating

A disparate group of hugely talented artists, designers, and typographers have joined together to for the Type Hike project, which has created unique poster art to celebrate the U.S. National Park Service centennial. The group is donation 100% of Type Hike profits to the … Continue reading

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A century of wonders

This month, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Park Service. Over the decades, the Park Service has commissioned wonderful art work to encourage folks to get out and enjoy these national treasures. Some of the most enduring … Continue reading

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The Real Thanksgiving Story

This recently released film by French artist JR could not be more timely. The short film simply titled Ellis stars Robert De Niro and was written by Eric Roth. Ellis follows a young immigrant’s experience in search of a new … Continue reading

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