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From influencer engagement for luxury hotels to website design for assisted living communities to public relations for iconic beer brands, we cover a lot of ground.

In industry lingo, we’re considered a full-service integrated consumer marketing agency.

In our lingo? We just get sh*t done.

Google Maps Art

Google Maps Art

I love Google Earth. When it first came out, I spent a good seven sedentary hours traveling around the globe: That’s what my lake house looks like from space! Oh, hey that’s the Coliseum.

It was pretty amazing. Eventually, I started to tire of Googling/goggling famous and sentimental places. Was this due to Google Earth fatigue? Is it possible to look at things from the sky so much that they stop being spectacular? I mean, it’s certainly possible.

Then, a game changer hit: The Tumblr, Satellite-Tourist. Jenny Odell, the genius behind Satellite-Tourist, travels around the world finding really interesting things, like this, only using Google Maps:

The line to get into Versailles.

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Image source The Satellite-Tourist

Or, this rainbow plane.

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Image Source The Satellite-Tourist

But that wasn’t enough for Odell (overachiever). She started making art out of what she found.

“137 Landmarks”

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Image source The Atlantic

“120 Stadiums”

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Image source The Atlantic

“964 Round Parts of Wastewater Treatment Plants”

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Image source The Atlantic

How cool, right? I hope she makes one strictly of broken down MBTA trains! Yes, I’m still bitter from my morning commute.

Posted by Ben