The Weekly Stripe – 26.07.19
When you can use your Smartphone as a pocket map, and guidebooks are struggling in the digital world, there’s still opportunities for maps, especially those that are well designed and offer a specific perspective on a city. Such as these wonderful maps from Herb Lester.
Reassuringly old-school website that ran from 1997-2004, so not currently being updated but still live. The Atlas of Cyberspace, the creation of two prominent geographers, later became a book
From Ptolemy’s Geography in AD150 to Geoactivism and the Peters’s Projection, 12 maps that changed the way we think about the world.
Maps are technologies that help us see the world around us. Worldmapper makes maps data to help us see that data, and the world it represents differently.
Mapping London: Maps for a city, editorialised. A great illustration of the multiple, almost limitless vantage points that maps enable us to take on the world around us.