Zurich Typographic Map Print
Intricate typographic map of Zürich naming districts and places in respective areas. The map can be contemplated as an abstract texture, as a location or as a series of words.
Includes Bahnhofstrasse, Niederdorf, Oberstrass, Unterstrasse, Stadelhofen, Zürich Zoo, Zürichberg, Höngg, Wipkingen, Buchegg, Milchbuck, Berninaplatz, Allenmoos, Hallenstadion, Industriequartier, Hardbrücke, Langstrasse, Wiedikon, Triemli, Binz, Sihl etc in lettering based on Helvetica.
The prints are hand-made and screen-printed on archival printmaking paper. Texture, deckle edge and vibrancy of colours convey an air of heritage while the character comes from slight inconsistencies in the ink levels.
Screen print on Somerset traditional printmaking paper, 250gsm, deckle edge
Limited colour edition of 100 (ultramarine/light blue). Each signed and numbered by the artist.
Format: 56cm x 76cm
Sold unframed and packaged in a postal tube.
Bespoke framing recommended. Looks good mounted in standard 60cm x 80cm frame.
|Dimensions||56 x 76 cm|
Ursula Hitz is an artist and designer. Born in rural Switzerland she cultivated diverse talents in typography graphics and cheese making. Since moving to London a decade ago her work has focused on location and place. She meticously creates typographic maps fo the wold's best-known cities. Her work is exhibited featured and reviewed both online and in selected London galleries.
'Each map is a place to rest your eyes on. You can contempate it as an abstract texture as a location or as a series of words. Unlike regular maps mine don't focuts on streets or buildings. Instead they build an organic texture of words that grow from the centre.'
The maps are screen-printed on archival printmaking paper. Texture deckle edge and vibrancy of colours convey an air of heriage while the character comes from slight inconsistencies in the ink levels.