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Reads tagged with “maps”

Illustrators and Visual Storytellers Map the World
Illustrators and Visual Storytellers Map the World

“Cartography can be an incredible form of escapism, as maps act as proxies for experiences.”

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How We Use Maps and Globes: An Illustrated Guide from 1968
How We Use Maps and Globes: An Illustrated Guide from 1968

A charming reminder of how far we’ve come — and what we’ve given up along the way.

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The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed
The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed

Great metropolises, dissected and tidied up.

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A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle
A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle

From Kerouac to Steinbeck by way of The Mission.

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A Booklover’s Map of Literary Geography circa 1933
A Booklover’s Map of Literary Geography circa 1933

On the Bostoncentricity of literature, or what “our first man of letters” has to do with Poe.

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The Dogs of NYC: An Interactive Watercolor Map of the City’s Canine Caucus
The Dogs of NYC: An Interactive Watercolor Map of the City’s Canine Caucus

Visualizing the geography of common breeds and names.

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The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps
The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps

From Ptolemy to Richard Dawkins, or how customization in Renaissance Venice sparked a cartographic craze.

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Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map
Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map

“‘Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.”

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Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art
Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

What the feats of Marco Polo have to do with medieval political propaganda and the history of tea.

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Full Spectrum 2012: 10 Books on Sensemaking for the TED Bookstore
Full Spectrum 2012: 10 Books on Sensemaking for the TED Bookstore

A reading list for combinatorial creativity.

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