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Tomislav Šipek

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Tomislav Šipek

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Flag of Stubicke Toplice
Tomislav´s Hometown

Tomislav Šipek - Stubicke Toplice - Croatia

Giffers Flag

     I'm from of Stubicke Toplice, a small town and spa, some 35 kilometers north of Zagreb, in the Republic of Croatia. I was born in the neighboring town of Zabok only because it has the nearest maternity hospital.
     My interest in flags has been ongoing since early youth, where I developed an interest in maps and atlases. In one atlas I discovered a page with the map of the world and the national flags. It seems maps have determined the direction of my education. Although I graduated with a degree in Geodesy from the University of Zagreb, my way of life has not been directed to cartography.
     This combination of interests in both flags and maps has resulted in a special interest in municipal flags, which I discovered seem infinite.

Tomislav Šipek, 17 November 2014

Favorite Illustrations:

Tomislav is one of our newer illustrators and thus far has concentrated on the cities of Japan. His input has been quite
prodigious in this area.

Image by Tomislav Šipek
Image by Tomislav Šipek
Hokuto City
(Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan)

Muko City
(Kyoto Prefecture, Japan)

Image by Tomislav Šipek
Image by Tomislav Šipek
Ikaruga Town
(Nara Prefecture, Japan)

Tosa City
(Kochi Prefecture, Japan)

Image by Tomislav Šipek
Rusutsu Village
(Hokkaido Territory, Japan)

Ozu City
(Ehime Prefecture, Japan)

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