The Weekly Stripe – 26.07.19

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.

 

The Weekly Stripe – 26.07.19

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

The Weekly Stripe – 26.07.19

From Ptolemy’s Geography in AD150 to Geoactivism and the Peters’s Projection, 12 maps that changed the way we think about the world.

The Weekly Stripe – 26.07.19

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. 

The Weekly Stripe – 26.07.19

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.