What I saw in… Casablanca.

Next stop: Casablanca, Morocco. A welcomed change of scenery – quite different from what I saw in Spain. If you ever travel to Casablanca, please do visit the Mosque of Hassan II, you will not be disappointed. It really is quite incredible… I don’t want to bombard this entire post with images of the Mosque, because I do have enough photographs to post 10 times over, but just wanted to give you a glimpse of it, the close-up details if you will. Wanted to start off the post with this super cute little girl (shown above, with the Mosque towering in the background). Don’t you just love her outfit? Fun mix and match of patterns, she definitely pulled it off!

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What I saw in… Spain, part two.

Continuing this week with more images from Spain. What I love about traveling through Spain is that every city or village I visited, the local graphics just simply do not disappoint. Completely different look and feel from one to the next, yet somehow it all comes together beautifully as a culture, and a design community.

Calle Princesa / Barcelona
Love how the street number is simply engraved into the wall/structure itself. Injecting a dose of modernity to a street that is both old and new Barcelona.

 

Side street in Bilbao
This “Art After Dark” poster for the Guggenheim Bilbao really caught my eye. It was as bright as it looks, maybe even brighter. The “messiness” of everything around it just makes it that much more interesting.

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What I saw in… Spain.

Hello readers! It’s been a while I know… I took some time off and traveled abroad for a month. What I brought back are thousands of images, and deliciously happy memories to last me a lifetime. Believe me when I tell you I did not shop once, nope. Too busy taking photographs and honestly, just taking everything in… I thought I would share some of the more graphic and type driven images with you here. Starting from Spain, and we’ll work our way through a few more European countries later. Sounds good?

Montiel Restaurant / Barcelona
Besides having an amazing meal (best Spanish olive oil I’ve ever tasted!), this black and white mural with modern fixtures was pretty striking as well.

 

Font de Sant Jordi / Cathedral of Barcelona
For some reason, I was really drawn to this signage. The frame, the handwritten type, and those blue asterisks!

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