This is good information design. It’s the back of a new coin that won a Dutch design contest and will soon be in circulation. Some details about the above picture:
- The contest was to design a coin that was a tribute to Architecture…
- The ring of buildings is made up of books that are either by or about famous Dutch Architects or Dutch Architecture.
- The negative space in the center of the ring is a rough outline of the Netherlands.
- There are 12 birds, each one flying over the capital of each of the 12 Dutch provinces.
More pics of the process below.
Here’s the final product:
This was just the back; the front is great as well. Read the blogpost by the creator. He explains his thought process and provides pics every step of the way.