Maps Everywhere Posts

Mar 24, 2017 / MAKING THINGS

I like to experiment with software to try to push the boundaries of what I can make within the limits of the tool. It’s good to work with systems outside…

 ☛Experimenting with Story Maps

Feb 27, 2017 / FOUND

In my travels I often run across sculptural cast metal maps. I find these maps fascinating. They give a bird’s eye view of where you are, revealing the immediate area…

 ☛Irresistible Three dimensional maps

Feb 13, 2017 / MAKING THINGS

Map Detective – Burgess Park, South London was the final project for the online course I took, Maps and the Geospatial Revolution. The course was primarily about working with data…

 ☛Reflections on Designing a Story Map

Feb 7, 2017 / MAKING THINGS

…but near things are more related than distant things.” – that’s Tobler’s First Law of Geography. I just ticked another box on my sabbatical proposal by completing an online course,…

 ☛Everything is related to everything else…

Jan 9, 2017 / TRAVEL
Nov 14, 2016 / DISCOVERY
Nov 1, 2016 / FOUND

Does anything strike you as odd about the drawing? This panoramic diagram is just north of St. Pancras and Kings Cross stations in North London, just across the canal from…

 ☛Digital image, new language

Oct 29, 2016 / DISCOVERY

In June, I had the opportunity to visit the University of Wisconsin, to see the globe collection of the American Geographical Society (AGS), in Milwaukee. The AGS’s entire collection of…

 ☛Globe-spotting in Milwaukee

Oct 27, 2016 / TRAVEL
Oct 23, 2016 / TRY THIS!

This is a crowd-sourced interactive map of the area around Whitechapel, from Petticoat Lane (Middlesex Street) to the Royal London Hospital. Each outlined building is clickable. If you have images…

 ☛Interactive East London Map