Empire State of Mind Guitar

Problem: Given a basic fender guitar as a starting point, illustrate a song for the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Solution: After dissecting the song, “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z, I designed this guitar as a replication of the iconic New York City Subway map. Every single Manhattan subway stop is represented here, and the lines that go to the Bronx continue upwards to become the guitar strings.

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