Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Cartographic Arts: Beautiful Maps From the Atlas of Design | WIRED

Many of the maps that go viral on the internet make professional mapmakers cringe due to terrible color schemes, landmass-distorting projections, and amateurish composition. You won’t find any of that nonsense here. The maps in this gallery were selected by a panel of cartographers and designers for the second volume of the Atlas of Design.

via www.wired.com


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"landmass-distorting projections": idiocy. All projections distort land masses - because the earth's not flat, you know.

Posted by: dearieme | Jan 13, 2015 3:34:52 PM