For everyone who enjoys viewing the world differently there’s A Map of the World.
London Map by Joao Lauro Fonte
A new generation of designers, illustrators, and mapmakers are currently discovering their passion for various forms of… illustrative cartography. Gestalten’s A Map of the World is a compelling collection of these new works which range from accurate and surprisingly detailed representations to personal, naÃ¯ve, and modernistic interpretations.
Europe and the Mediterranean by KHUAN+KTRON
The featured projects from A Map of the World are from – around the world – and range from maps and atlases inspired by classic forms to cartographic experiments and editorial illustrations.
Reykjavik City Center Map by Borgamynd, now also available as a poster
Says publisher Gestalten, “Drawing a map means understanding our world a bit better. 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.”
Australia by Young & Rubicam Italy
“On the one hand, maps are used to illustrate areal relationships, including distances, dimensions, and topographies. On the other, maps can also serve as projection screens for a variety of display formats, such as illustration, data visualization, and visual storytelling.”
Wallpaper* Navigator Maps by Russell Bell
In an age of satellite navigation and Google Maps, personal interpretations of the world around us are becoming more relevant. The maps in A Map of the World tell stories beyond just navigation. Available at Amazon and more at Gestalten.