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Reads tagged with “maps”

Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher
Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher

An irreverent, artful antidote to GPS appification, or what the NYC subway has to do with tsunamis.

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Maphead: Exploring the Mystery of Why Maps Sing to Us
Maphead: Exploring the Mystery of Why Maps Sing to Us

What Lake Michigan has to do with Sweden, or why James Joyce was bored in geography class.

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The Exposed City: A Brief History of Mapping the Urban Invisibles
The Exposed City: A Brief History of Mapping the Urban Invisibles

From Ptolemy to MIT, or what Edward Tufte has to do with Google Earth and the future of understanding cities.

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A Map of Woman’s Heart: Appalling Victorian Gender Stereotypes, in Illustrated Cartography
A Map of Woman’s Heart: Appalling Victorian Gender Stereotypes, in Illustrated Cartography

From coquetry to selfishness, or what the Sea of Wealth has to do with the City and District of Love.

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Everything Sings: Making the Case for a New Cartography
Everything Sings: Making the Case for a New Cartography

What Ira Glass has to do with atlas antagonism, or what plotting carved pumpkins reveals about place.

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Ingrid Dabringer’s Map Paintings: Finding Whimsy in Geography
Ingrid Dabringer’s Map Paintings: Finding Whimsy in Geography

What Manhattan’s biceps have to do with Austrian ballet, bird migrations and flamenco.

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