When I was working on the baby’s nursery I knew I wanted something personalized in the wall art. I didn’t want something as obvious as a giant monogram, but something that was more subtle and would blend in with the ‘nautical’ theme.
I knew that ships use standard International Maritime signal flags that represent letters of the alphabet. I thought that would be the perfect solution.
Because the frame was so long I decided to write out the baby’s name, JOSH, instead of just his initials. When I sat down and drew out the actual signal flags this is what I came up with:
I wanted the flags to hang down, more like real flags so I stretched the design so they were more clearly