Full Name of Bangkok Written in Gothic Calligraphy with English Translation in Italic
The full ceremonial name of the city Bangkok has the longest name of any city in the world. On this poster ‘Bangkok’ is written in Thai in Gothic gold-colored lettering to give the feeling of an ancient and rich culture. The first letter ‘K’ (Krung Thep, the short Thai name for Bangkok) is featured in bible illumination style using Thai ornaments to decorate the letter.
The color scheme chosen comes from ancient Thai mural paintings. This artwork portrays
the soul of Thai art with representation that is accessible to western cultures.