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Noémie Cédille -  map of Megeve

World map, zoomed in to area visited. Noémie Cédille - map of Megeve

Building - Handsome Frank Illustration Agency

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The first ever maps have a lot in common with the modern illustrated maps of today. While the aim of atlases and ordinance surveys is to get you from a to b – with no surprises along the way and no excess information – the illustrated map is just the opposite. It is full of surprising details, challengingly inaccurate geography and personalised perspectives on where you should go. Discover some amazingly talented illustrators in our list of the best illustrated maps out there.

Illustrated map of Newcastle by Tom Woolley quirky, popping colours against pale background, the roads remind me of the flying eye logo, The composition is good with the circles encasing zoomed views adding a third element to the overall image

Libby Vanderploeg

Illustrated map poster for the Adirondack Hike for Hope. The goal of this challenging journey is to raise funds for cancer research at Brigham and Women's Hospital.