Urban Maps



About: When you think “high-tech,” what comes to mind? Computers and microchips, sure. But how about art and athletics, robots and fashion? At our monthly Design Nights in the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco, we ...

For one of our design nights, we had guests create a stenciled map of where they were coming from, and how they got here.
The result? A beautiful illustration of the different modes of transportation that people used.

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Step 1:

Get a Stenciled map of the city you're in.

You can get one from here http://www.jstormurbanmaps.com/collections/all

Or, you can 3D/2D print your own map if you have the requisite material.

Step 2:

Spray paint the map onto a white board/wall

Step 3:

Make a key. We suggest using at least 4 different colors for best effect.

Step 4:

Watch as people fill up the map with all the awesome places they've come from.

Step 5:

Et, voilà, you're done!

This Instructable is inspired by 'J-Storm Urban Maps' by Justin Smith

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