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A Modern Tourist Office in Spain Featuring Cool Graphic Typography

09.07.15 | By
A Modern Tourist Office in Spain Featuring Cool Graphic Typography
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While most tourist offices are covered with travel posters and various local souvenirs, the Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office looks just like a simple storefront or regular office. Designed by PKMN architectures, the Spanish office might be void of posters but it has a three-dimensional sign reminding you of what it is and as a way to lure you  in to come check it out.

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The letters, which spell T-U-R-I-S-M-O A-L-C-Á-Z-A-R, expand into the interior from the front window and create the outline for the actual workspaces.

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Geometric wooden steps allow visitors and employees to discuss travel plans and have a chat.

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Besides denoting the name of the business on the facade, the blue stringed letters become sculptural works of art overhead in the office which is mostly outfitted in white and wood.

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Photos by Javier de Paz García.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.