Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Meet the World

This blog is about maps, not flags... but since I have digressed in that direction in the past, I will share this clever work.

The flags campaign, "Meet the World", is the work of Icaro Doria, a Brazilian working for the "hard journalism" magazine, Grande Reportagem, in Lisbon, Portugal. Two examples:





View the rest here

Icaro Doria said:
This is how we thought of the concept Meet the World.

We started to research relevant, global, and current facts and, thus, came up with the idea to put new meanings to the colours of the flags. We used real data taken from the websites of Amnesty International and the UNO.


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5 Comments:

At Wednesday, May 07, 2008 , Blogger KoXa said...

Link is broken, should be: http://www.brazilianartists.net/home/flags/index.htm

 
At Wednesday, May 07, 2008 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

Fixed.

Thank you!

 
At Friday, May 09, 2008 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Still broken (though I think it's their fault..

And it's ColOmbia, not ColUmbia (look at your tags...)

 
At Friday, May 09, 2008 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

Working for me now... refresh both pages?

 
At Saturday, May 10, 2008 , Blogger Michael5000 said...

Awesome! I had to paste the URL directly in the browser. It was worth it!

 

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