The Design Turnpike USA 'License Plate Maps' are Bold like the Nation

By: Shiori Mine - Published: Jun 12, 2012 • References: designturnpike & hiconsumption
The Design Turnpike USA 'License Plate Maps' are recycled representations of this big and bold nation. The handmade pieces are created using distinctive license plates collected from each of the 50 states.

The masterpieces can be constructed to varying dimensions, from mantle-sized pieces to colossal statement creations. The shop owner also creates smaller versions of specific states for those with proud home-town spirits. These Americana-themed artworks are colorful and full of conversation-worthy details. Inspired by countless family road trips, the designer grew fond of the expansive variety in colors, styles and personalities that were found on each state's plaque. The bold sculptural pieces can be mounted onto lacquered hardwood, which highlights the beautiful delicate metalwork.

The Design Turnpike 'License Plate Maps' will have proud Americans beaming over their bold home decor addition. Stats for Statement State Sculptures Trending: Older & Chilly
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