A Map of the World (Updated & Extended Version): The World According to Illustrators and Storytellers (Hardcover)

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By Antonis Antoniou (Editor), Gestalten (Editor)
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The world of contemporary mapmaking is brought up-to-date in this revised and expanded edition of a best-selling book. For centuries we have used the tools of cartography to represent both our immediate surroundings and the world at large--and to convey them to others. In our age of satellite navigation systems and Google Maps, personal interpretations of the geography around us are becoming even more relevant. A new generation of designers, illustrators, and mapmakers have been discovering their passion for various forms of illustrative cartography and A Map of the World is a compelling collection of their work. This updated edition contains even more examples of their output, ranging from detailed representations to personal, naive, and contemporary interpretations.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783899558814
ISBN-10: 3899558812
Publisher: Gestalten
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 256
Language: English