Cartographers have a range of tricks to distill landscapes into two-dimensional narratives -- and the results are visually stunning.
"I never set out to 'be something' -- I've worked as an actor, bartender, waiter, researcher, music supervisor, personal trainer -- I have to admit that Cartography is a total accident, a surprise business built on happenstance."
The current methods deployed by the UN to measure urbanity through population count is an epistemologically identical and empirically unjustified equivalent of a system conceived half a century ago, one that relies on questionable methodologies to homogenize the heterogeneous "urban" cohort.
It's no secret that we at Dot & Bo love industrial design for its dark and gritty nature. However, with all of that weathered wood, cast iron, and steel, it can sometimes feel a little one dimensional. That's why we love the trend of incorporating maps as decor into industrial homes.
Your favorite books come to life in Andrew DeGraff's Plotted.
The first of many surprises in the work of Christine Weir are the acrobatic surface variations she achieves using only graphite.
"Color lithographed map. Inset maps at 1:100,000 scale: Port Said--Suez--Colombo--Karachi--Bombay--Madras--Calcutta. Includes
Aozaki, born in Japan but based in NYC, approached a variety of passersby to obtain his map materials, asking New Yorkers
Check out a few of the intimate maps below: In a new book titled, "Mapping Manhattan: A Love (And Sometimes Hate) Story In
When it comes to map collecting, I am the epitome of an obsessive-compulsive, borderline maniacal fanatic in every respect.