Jazzberry Blue Maps makes abstract art out of maps, of course

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 4 February 2014

Toronto-based artist Jazzberry Blue Maps took her love for abstract art to take city maps to a new height by presenting them in a similar visual language as the former. These are oh, so, so, cool.

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LEGO Tube maps made from 1,000 bricks

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Friday 13 September 2013

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, London Underground commissioned several self-portraits to be made of LEGO. Each map consists of over 1,000 LEGO bricks and took about four days to build. The LEGO Tube maps represent different points in history, almost a sort of historic time-line or family tree. The first map features the London Underground as it […]

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Cute and colorful illustrations by Elly Walton

Ed Tucker Reader Find

By Ed Tucker in New Illustration on Tuesday 9 April 2013

I love roughness and I love turquoise. I also love hand-rendered type and maps, so a browse through Elly Walton’s illustration work is an absolute joy for me.

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Mike Hall: illustrated maps of London

Ben Jensen Reader Find

By Ben Jensen in New Illustration on Thursday 15 November 2012

If you’re lost in London, this guy might just be able to help you. Mike Hall is an illustrator specialising in making maps of the London boroughs. Exquisitely hand-drawn, they are beautifully coloured and each is presented with its own distinctive decorations specific to that particular area.

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Wall hangings based on local maps

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 10 December 2011

I’m really into art and decor that reflect a certain geographic location, but sometimes it can be overly cheesy and generic. These
woven wall hangings by Tim Koele based on local maps are not cheesy or generic.

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