After seeing the California plate on Pinterest I was intrigued. Thinking it would lead me to a designers page, it lead me to this collaborative project. There isn 't much info on the project other than the plates themselves, a list of designers, and this tidbit.
"Over the past 50 years, the American license plate has taken a turn for the worst. We’re here to change that."
It seems that each designer if from the state that they are designing for. Here are some of my favorites. Check out the rest here.