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Mapping European Stereotypes

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Geopolitical cartography is all about an objective view of the world’s political conventions. But there’s nothing politically correct in Bulgarian-born, London-based designer Yanko Tsvetkov‘s Mapping Stereotypes project — a series of amusing, often tragicomically true maps of Europe based on various subjective perceptions and ideologies.

Europe According to USA

Europe According to France

Europe According to Germany

Europe According to Italy

Italy According to Posh Italians



Europe According to Bulgaria

Europe According to Britain

Where I Live

Europe According to Gay Men

Tsvetkov’s maps are available for purchase as prints, mousepads and t-shirts on Zazzle.

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