09 November 2010

Artography Maps

Artography Maps

More art into cartography and creating amazing illustrations...

Artography - Dolphin Map

"The word atlas conjures up two very different ways of perceiving the world. The first one that springs to mind is of a book containing a planet-spanning collection of maps, exhaustively descriptive. And then there's Atlas the Greek titan, condemned to carry the weight of the entire world (1) on his shoulders. The latter meaning begot the former: when cartographers started publishing map collections in book-form, they often included in the frontispiece of those collections an image of the world-bearer"

Artography - Elephant Map

Full coverage [Source] including more Artography on The Big Think Blog

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