Parks: 100 Years of National Park Maps, Brochures and Ephemera

The folks at Standards Manual are back at it again. Parks, their newest work, showcases 100 years of maps, brochures and ephemera. I’m a big fan of their work and own their 1975 NASA Graphics Manual.

The book showcases nearly a century of art, cartography, and printed materials in a compelling visual history of America’s national parks and evolving graphic design styles culminating in Massimo Vignelli’s iconic design system, the Unigrid.

The book is available for pre-order now.

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This is super cool! I don’t need another coffee table book, but I’m tempted to pre-order it. Maybe, I’ll just wait until October when it’s released…

Wow, this is rad. I love maps and national park paraphernalia.