Maps Everywhere Posts

Dec 10, 2017 / RE:POST

This is wonderful project by Chinese designer Siyu Cao. From her site: “LAKESIDE is a typeface inspired by natural forms and topography. Letter forms are defined by positive and negative…

Aug 21, 2017 / RE:POST

This is the Washington Post graphic of the American eclipse. It clearly shows what the the eclipse will look like in your part of the country. Thanks to Geoawesomeness. Check…

Jul 8, 2017 / MAKING THINGS
Jun 28, 2017 / DISCOVERY

When I am asked, “How long are you staying here?” and I answer, “About three months.” I get an immediate reaction of “wow.” Three months is a long time, and…

Jun 28, 2017 / DISCOVERY

Creating a mental map of your surroundings is deep rooted in our dna. It’s something we all do. Back in our caveman days, we had to be able to find…

Jun 16, 2017 / MAKING THINGS

I’m thrilled to announce that my Detroit map, “Detroit: Industrial Ruins, Temples of Commerce” was selected as a Map of the Week by the American Geographical Society! This is the…

May 31, 2017 / TRAVEL

I’ve been in Amsterdam for several weeks now and have experienced bike culture here – and it’s wonderful! (as long as you NEVER step into the bike lane while walking)…

May 25, 2017 / TRY THIS!
May 24, 2017 / DISCOVERY

While looking for a good map of Amsterdam, I saw a book called The Soft Atlas of Amsterdam. It’s a collection of line drawings and text; all in some way…

May 13, 2017 / FOUND

Maps truly are everywhere – but I didn’t expect to see one in the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. The entire experience of her story and actually being in the…