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Dave Bowman

Design Turnpike Turns Old License Plates Into Cool US Maps!

by , 11/14/11

Dave Bowman, license plate maps, eco arts, green art, eco art, design turnpike, recycled maps, cool maps, recycled mad designs

As a boy Dave Bowman loved license plates. His six-hundred-mile-a-day trips were enlivened by keeping a list of the many diverse plates he saw on the road along the way. Family road trips to New Mexico, South Dakota, Florida, New Brunswick and many other destinations exposed him to the wealth of color, style and personality of each state’s tag. A separate but genuine love for maps, geography and crafting grew to inspire the license plate art and maps he creates today for Design Turnpike. Working from Dearborn, Michigan, the birthplace of the modern automobile, he continues to brainstorm and produce various new designs, cool and classic license plate maps, and commissioned work.

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  1. he November 14, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    awesome looking…but ouch, a little sticker shock!
    Naturally, the one I like the best is 2 grand.
    ………..I’ll pass.

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