Making Art out of America's Interstates
With such innocuous and organic names as cloverleafs, braids, and stacked diamonds, it's easy to forget that the elements comprising America's 47,000 mile Interstate Highway System represent "some of our best and worst attributes as a country." For aerial photographer Peter Andrew, the often crumbling connective tissue of the vast American landscape is a source of inspiration and beauty.
"I was drawn to these structures because they are easily overlooked and yet ubiquitous to most western cities," Andrew tells Co.Design. "Cars flow over the highway junctions like the concrete arteries in the city's cardiovascular system."