Viking 1 by Peter Komierowski

Design By:

Peter Komierowski is a visual designer from Vancouver, BC.

 

Design By:

Peter Komierowski is a visual designer from Vancouver, BC.

 

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.

Proceeds Support:


Proceeds support Space Horizons, an innovative non profit that promotes interest in STEM education for minority and female students in underserved communities. Space Horizons is a new collection of mission patch designs for your favorite past, present and future missions to help engage a new generation in the excitement of extending humanity’s reach beyond Earth.

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Artist Statement

I think space is super cool. Growing up post moon landing, it seemed like there wasn't as much going on with space exploration. Sure, there was the launch of the Hubble telescope and the International Space Station, but it seemed like the golden age of space travel was over. In creating these patches, I wanted to pack them with nostalgia as a way to relive the missions they represent. I thought about how cool it would have been to actually work on these missions, to have been a part of the first orbiter and lander on Mars, or the first telecommunications satellite pioneering global communication. And so I made patches that I think people would have been stoked to wear - I hope you will be, too. — Peter Komierowski