A Map of the World
For centuries we have used the tools of cartography to represent both our immediate surroundings and the world at large—and to convey them to others. In our age of satellite navigation systems and Google Maps, personal interpretations of the geography around us are becoming even more relevant. Contemporary maps have evolved into platforms for cutting-edge illustration, experimental data visualization, and personal visual storytelling, just like A Map of the World.
A new generation of designers, illustrators, and mapmakers has been discovering their passion for various forms of illustrative cartography and A Map of the World is a compelling collection of their work. It showcases specific regions, characterizes local scenes, generates moods, and tells stories beyond sheer navigation. From accurate and surprisingly detailed representations to personal, naïve, and modernistic interpretations, the featured projects in this updated version range from maps and atlases inspired by classic forms to cartographic experiments and editorial illustrations.
gestalten & Antonis Antoniou
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