A World in a Drop of Water

A world in a drop of water

There are so many factors who will influence the result – the viscosity of the water ,the height of the drops, the nozzle size even the temperature of the water.

Awesome Map: Music Map of British Bands

Awesome Maps

From The Beatles to Blur, Manic Street Preachers to Madness, Suede to Slade, The Smiths to The Stones and lots in between. East London artist Pello did something wonderful by producing this clever map, illustrating which areas various British bands originate from. It’s available to buy as an A2 print. If you like this one, you’ll really get a kick out of … Read More

25 Ways to Repurpose Old Maps

25 Ways to Repurpose Old Maps

Have you ever done anything more with a book other than read it? Have you ever torn out pages in succession, putting them in neat piles to be cut into different shapes right before gluing them back together in a precise design of perfect patterns? Chances are you are either nodding excitedly or gasping in horror. If you’re of the … Read More

4 Awesome Cartography Blogs

Cartography Blogs

Map making is a romantic art, harkening back to an era of exciting new discoveries and mad adventure. Today, like many disciplines, cartography has developed roots tapping from its traditional design and craftsmanship into realms of modern technology and information gathering. It’s come a long way, and in the journey has picked up a vast array of cartographers with a thousand off-shooting interests.

National Geographic Maps

National Geographic Maps

One of my favorite memories as a kid was pretending to be Indiana Jones, I’d travel the world and discover all of the amazing cultures in it. I planned out my adventures with a National Geographic maps. I loved the rustic aesthetics of the maps and they contained both physical features and political boundaries. My two favorite maps where the National Geographic map of Africa from 1922 and the National Geographic map of South America from 1921.

DIY Map iPhone Case

Christmas Map Ornament

Make a cute map iPhone case for yourself or gift one to a friend this holiday season!

DIY Origami Map Ornament

Christmas Map Ornament

Don’t throw your old maps away! This year we’re exploring ways to both repurpose and celebrate maps this Christmas season, with a bit of a traveler’s touch.

DIY Map Cufflinks

DIY Map Cufflinks

Repurpose old maps into dazzling Christmas gifts. Make and gift our map cufflinks today!

Hurricanes Tracking Hurricanes

Hurricanes Tracking Hurricanes

Hurricanes and tropical storms that follow tracks of previous storms are generally explained by larger patterns of high pressure and the jet stream.

Our Favorite Travel Guide Sites for Your Dream Destination

Our Favorite Travel Guide Sites for Your Dream Destination

Before the technological revolution, planning your trip involved shopping for paper-based maps and travel guides or directly contacting a travel agency that would make your dream destination come true for a little (and sometimes more than little) extra cash.