Graphic artist/creative director Rhett Dashwood used Google Maps to discover natural and man-made structures and landscapes resembling the letters of the alphabet. The project took about half a year, and all of the locations in Dashwood's alphabet were discovered within Victoria, Australia.
"The Daily Drop Cap is an ongoing project by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische. Each day (or at least each WORK day), a new hand-crafted decorative initial cap will be posted for your enjoyment and for the beautification of blog posts everywhere."
"Choose a significant political issue, past or present. Research the issue thoroughly. Then assmilate the facts and express your view of the issue symbolically in the form of a postcard."
The political issue I chose was the trial and release of the Lockerbie Bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi. You can read the article I looked at here.
There were many different reasons that I decided to use a monopoly theme for my postcard.
this was the name sign for a restaurant in camden town, near chalk farm station. as i walked past, it immediately stood out from the other buildings surrounding it. the website
explains the theme behind the restaurant - "An eclectic menu follows the adventures of Phileas Fogg, hero of the Jules Verne novel Around the World in 80 Days
; we invite you to dip into the a la carte menu where you will find different sections for the different legs of Fogg’s voyage - an African, European, Asian or American 'journey', with each covering a breadth and depth of the delicacies from around the world. "