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California  vs   The World

A PRINTED VISUALIZATION

 

California  vs   The World

This hand-made print compares California's size w/ other regions'.

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Print Details

Size – 50cm x 70cm / 19.7" x 27.5" 
Printing – Hand Silk-Screened
Paper Stock – Stongehenge warm white 90lb
Frame – The print fits nicely into a standard Ikea frame. 


 

ethically Made in North America

This print was designed and printed in Montréal, Winnipeg, and Saskatoon. The paper (Stonehenge) is machine-made in the United States, from 100% cotton fibers. It's acid-free.


 

Background

California is unlike anywhere else in the world. This hand-made print is part data visualization and part tribute to the glorious republic of California so many call home. 

Made w/

This print was made by Ty Johnston w/ the help of Michael Peterson and Ben Myers.

Contact

If you have any questions about the print or your order, please email hello@with.studio.




Map Projections

The shapes are based on the Mercator map projection we’re used to seeing – like Google maps – but adjusted in size according to the Winkel Tripel projection – like National Geographic’s map of the world. To project the spherical surface of our earth onto a flat surface (like the print) we have to make some adjustments. The Winkel Tripel projection is the most accurate representation of size and the Mercator projection provides the most accurate shapes. Region shapes provided by Ted Grajeda.


The World

The print shows the following regions – New York, Iceland, Cuba, Vietnam, Switzerland, North Korea, Syria, Germany, New Zealand, Yemen, Iraq, France, Japan, Manitoba, Madagascar, Colombia.