Category Archives: Maps

Drawing Paris

Last month, the brilliant British artist/mapmaker Jenni Sparks released a brand new hand-drawn map of Paris. Sparks, who is known for her fabulous maps of London, new York City, San Francisco and Berlin, spends months pounding the pavement, visiting landmarks … Continue reading

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Straight Outta Silver Lake

Los Angeles-based writer and map enthusiast Eric Brightwell has been creating some wonderfully idiosyncratic, hand-drawn maps of his city neighborhood by neighborhood. Under the enigmatic sobriquet Pendersleigh & Son Cartography, the project explores the diverse enclaves and corners of the … Continue reading

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Walking Paris

Korean-born, Tokyo-based artist Hwan Lee wanted to get to really know Paris when she lived there as an exchange student. So she decided to create her own map of the city based on 261 metro stations. But instead of traveling … Continue reading

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Which Way To Mordor

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Mapping Monsters in America

Hog Island Press is a well regarded print shop in historic Philadelphia. They recently created this terrific map that “documents” our unique American cryptozoology. I can’t vouch for Mothman or Big Foot, but I did spot the Jersey Devil once … Continue reading

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A map is a territory…

As part of an exhibition called Contemporary Venice, Geneva-based artist/illustrator Istvan created a stunning series of city maps that blend uncannily¬†with their environments . Printed on large panes of acrylic, the maps represent the indelible connection between urban areas and … Continue reading

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Ye Old Transit Map

Londoners think that I’m mad, but I’m a big fan of the London Tube system and an even bigger fan of Tube maps. I get a kick out of the clever boots who create their own versions of the iconic … Continue reading

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The Heartland

Prints of this gorgeous typographic map of the American Heartland by artist/designer/photographer Nancy McCabe can be purchased on her Etsy shop along with other examples of her extraordinary work.

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Take a spin around Europe

Regular followers of Travel Between The Pages may be getting weary of all the time-lapse videos, but too bad because I’m still enamored with the technology. So, here’s another short, but very sweet video. Titled “Hypeurotrip”, the film is the … Continue reading

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Nothing beats a good literary map

Brooklyn Magazine recently published this wonderful literary map of NYC’s hippest borough highlighting books that represent the very diverse neighborhoods of my family’s ancestral homeland. Now they’ve followed-up with a neat map that pairs American states and representative book titles. … Continue reading

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