cartography

National Aboriginal Day

Google Maps Will Now Display More Than 3,000 Indigenous Lands in Canada

The announcement comes on National Aboriginal Day.
Bryson Masse
6.21.17
maps

The Roads of the Roman Empire as a Subway Map

All roads lead to Rome, and now you can understand them at a glance.
Beckett Mufson
6.6.17
50 states of art

187 Photos Map a Photographer's Love for Louisville

It took three years and a whole lot of walking for artist Michael Winters to rediscover his hometown.
Sean Neumann
6.3.17
50 states of art

187 Photos Map a Photographer's Love for Louisville

It took three years and a whole lot of walking for artist Michael Winters to rediscover his hometown.
Sean Neumann
6.3.17
Design

Why NYC Is the Perfect Place for Creative Map-Making

In a new book ‘You Are Here: NYC,’ author Katharine Harmon explores how people have mapped the soul of New York.
DJ Pangburn
11.21.16
Atlas

This Might Be the Most Accurate Map of the World

The map won a coveted Japanese design award for its accuracy and design.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.4.16
Design

MC Escher-Inspired Map Wins Japan's GOOD DESIGN Award

The map addresses some fundamental misconceptions about the world—and folds into a nice origami globe.
Beckett Mufson
11.2.16
earth

New Map Shows Only a Tiny Sliver of Antarctica Is Ice-Free—For Now

Climate scientists distinguish rock from clouds, snow, and ice in satellite images to bring a more precise measurement of Antarctica’s rocky outcrop.
Ian Birnbaum
8.11.16
Film

Is This the Secret to Westeros' Geography?

'Game of Thrones' seems a lot more believable when you compare it to history. Well, minus the dragons.
Beckett Mufson
5.31.16
Art

How to Create Beautifully Detailed Maps Using Twitter Data

With over 6 billion tweets, you, too, can be a digital cartographer.
Sophia Callahan
5.29.16
Design

Now You Can Chart a Medieval Map of Mars

Be sure to bring Eleanor Lutz's scientifically-accurate map next time you're out trekking the dry dunes.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.12.16
Art

Graphite Drawings Depict City Grids, Flight Paths, and Data Flow

London-based artist Emma McNally debuts an intricate new series of carbon drawings at 20th Biennale of Sydney.
DJ Pangburn
3.10.16
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