Ever since I was a kid, I loved road trips. Being a nerd extraordinaire, I loved to count the license plates and states I saw from the passenger window along the journey.
After finishing in the Top 50 in the state as a sixth grade geography bee entrant, my love for maps, plates and states faded for a while.
Later in my adult life, I became entranced with making things out of old discarded plates. I love the character, variety and color they provide. One thing led to another and now I create art and maps of all shapes and sizes for customers around the world. I hope you enjoy these photos of a few finished pieces.
More info: designturnpike.com
Vintage license plates from all fifty states cut and arranged to form an eclectic map of the USA
A finished license plate map ready to head off to another customer
This piece looks pretty cool in my kitchen right before being boxed for freight and heading off to Minnesota
681viewsShare on Facebook