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Mapping European Stereotypes

A subversive cartography of subjective perceptions of the Old World.

Geopolitical cartography is all about an objective view of the world’s political conventions. But there is nothing politically correct Mapping Stereotypes by Bulgarian-born, London-based designer Yanko Tsvetkov — 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
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.

Published September 27, 2010




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