The Scandoby Oli Lisher
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Our quality crafted Tote Bags are hand sewn in America using durable, yet lightweight, poly poplin fabric. All seams and stress points are double stitched for durability. Available in 13" x 13", 16" x 16" and 18" x 18" variations, the tote bags are washable, feature original artwork on both sides and a sturdy 1" wide cotton webbing strap for comfortably carrying over your shoulder.
ABOUT THE ART
Some friends and I just started planning a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark to watch the Danes take on Norway in a Euro 2012 qualifying match later this year. I then realized that I didn’t actually know where Denmark was in relation to the other Scandinavian countries. I decided to make this my next post topic.
See the full project here: http://www.designdiary.co.uk/2011/04/vintage-scando-poster/
The idea was to create a hybrid ‘vintage’ poster / info-graphic that looked like it could have been found in a an eastern European geography book in the 70′s. I created the shapes and overall composition in Illustrator before using Photoshop to add texture and layer styles.
There will definitely be more in this ‘Scando’ series as I get more excited about the up-coming trip!