National Parks Typography Poster
- Size: 13” x 19”
- Paper stock: “Conservation” 100% Recycled. 100% American Made.
- Ink: Soy/Vegetable Based
- Artist: Robert B. Decker
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The U.S. National Parks Typography Poster is an original work by Robert Decker. It features the names of all 63 National Parks — all in the shape of the United States! The name of each park is styled in the classic 1935 National Park font, giving it a retro look-and-feel.
About the U.S. National Parks Typography Poster
The U.S. National Parks Typography Poster is 13″ x 19″ and printed on “Conservation,” a 100% recycled, domestically produced paper stock with soy-based inks. It is an original work by Robert Decker. The size of each park name is weighted to the total number of annual visits...so it's kind of like a tag cloud! From start to finish, each poster is 100% American Made.
About America's National Parks
The United States has 63 protected areas known as National Parks that are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior. National parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress. The first National Park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. The Organic Act of 1916 created the National Park Service “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.” Seven U.S. National Parks (including six in Alaska) are paired with a National Preserve, areas with different levels of protection that are administered together but considered separate units.
Robert B. Decker retains the sole copyright of the original America's National Parks poster image. Any unauthorized reproduction violates international copyright law. - Limited Edition National Parks Posters - www.National-Park-Posters.com
Artist Proofs are the first 25 posters pulled from each print run. They are numbered 1-25, and are dated and signed. Each Artist Proof features the color bars used by the pressman to make sure that the print stays registered and colors stay consistent throughout the print run. Artist Proofs are 13" x 20".
Printed on superior-quality, artist-grade canvas, designed for museum display and gallery exhibitions. This 350 gsm, acid-free canvas has a tight, natural weave which maximizes image quality, while also revealing the texture of an artist's canvas. Canvas posters are available in three sizes: 16″ x 24″, 20" x 30" and 24″ x 36″, are shipped free and are ready to hang.
Photographer and graphic artist Rob Decker studied photography with Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park during the summer of 1979. The experience solidified his love of photography and our National Parks. Now he is on a journey to photograph and create iconic WPA-style posters of all our major national parks as we celebrate the next 100 years of the National Park Service.
"I feel that it’s important to protect America’s special places, and to connect people with nature. And it’s up to all of us to pitch in. Perhaps more importantly, we need to inspire the next generation of park stewards. I’m trying to make a difference by giving back to the amazing organizations that support our National Parks. I donate 10% of annual profits, so when you buy one of these original works, you're helping these trusts, conservancies and associations, too."
By creating these iconic images, I hope to help generate awareness — not only of the grandeur of these amazing places — but also for the need of continued protection and operation of the parks. I think that everyone — now and in the future — should have a chance to enjoy the often-fascinating and always awe-inspiring majesty of our National Parks.
Standard Shipping is USPS First Class Mail, and posters are shipped rolled in a 18" square mailing tube.
2-Day Shipping is FedEx 2Day, and posters are shipped flat in a 17" x 21", kraft mailer, with cardboard inserts for added protection.
Postcard orders are shipped in a protective bubble mailer.
Orders are typically shipped the same day, or within one business day of purchase.
Customers are provided with a USPS or FedEx Tracking Number to track their orders.
There are no in-store pick up options at this time.
Mailing tubes and flat mailers are recyclable, and I encourage you to recycle these materials.