Illustrated Maps by Linzie Hunter

Illustrated Map by Linzie Hunter

Maps with hand-lettering? Yes, please! I love these cartographic illustrations by London-based Linzie Hunter. The letterforms are great, and the cheery color choices put a smile on my face.
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New Work by Sanna Annukka

Marimekko textile by Sanna Annukka

From a childhood in the small Finnish town of Paltaniemi, through her schooling at the University of Brighton, Sanna Annukka has been exploring the visual storytelling of nature and folklore, particularly The Kalevala, a collection of Finnish folklore songs. Some years ago, she started selling limited-edition prints in a Scandinavian design shop in London [like this print I coveted almost a year ago], and now she is collaborating with international companies like Marimekko and Topshop.
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