A few years ago, Peter Gorman (photo: above) took a one-year, solo bicycle trip around the U.S. and Canada. he rode over 11,000 miles in one big loop. After the trip, Peter designed some graphic maps inspired by the places he visited and opened an online shop called Barely Maps. Since then, his designs have been […]

Readers: Last week, The New York Times published an interactive map for the 2018 Midterm Elections. The map and story were titled House Election Results: Democrats Take Control.  You were given two ways to view the results: one as a map and the second as a cartogram (see screenshots below). I really enjoyed the cartogram, […]

Source: Mullen, Arthur and Andrew Koper, Historic Detroit Neighborhoods, Cityscape Detroit, August 8, 2003, https://web.archive.org/web/20071010073930/http://www.cityscapedetroit.org:80/Detroit_neighborhoods.html# HISTORIC DETROIT NEIGHBORHOODS Detroit is composed of many neighborhoods, each with a unique history and features. Not many people are aware of them all or where they are located. Cityscape Detroit has created this map. Arthur Mullen researched this information. Andrew […]

Readers: Here is the second part of showing you screenshots of interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was a textbook for secondary education. If you love the maps and diagrams in this book, you can buy a copy of it for a […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love viewing old maps. A component of this love for old maps is the love of old books about maps. In the screenshots below, I have included some interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was […]

Readers: Yesterday, rescue divers in Thailand found a soccer team of 12 boys and their coach alive more than a week after the group went missing in a cave. Thai Navy SEALs found the team and many infographics, diagrams and photographs have been published as part of the story in many newspapers, both print and digital. […]

Source: The Paris Review, Illustrated Maps of New York Through the Ages, June 14, 2018, https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/06/14/illustrated-maps-of-new-york-through-the-ages/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=NYPLEvents&utm_campaign=SocialFlow. Since their inception, maps have been embellished with illustrations. Through July 16, a selection of illustrated maps of New York spanning six centuries is on view at the New York Public Library. A preview of the exhibition—along with captions written […]