map https://design.org/tags/map en Historical Photography: Aerial Land Views https://design.org/blog/historical-photography-aerial-land-views <p>Aside from managing 12 museums and galleries across Tyne and Wear, the <A href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/" target="Tyne &amp; Wear Archives &amp; Museums">Tyne &amp; Wear Archives &amp; Museums</a> hosts a glimpse of their collections at Flickr. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="511" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_00.jpg?1328772214" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="519" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_02.jpg?1328772383" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="492" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_03.jpg?1328772383" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="527" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_05.jpg?1328772383" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_06.jpg?1328772383" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="522" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_04.jpg?1328772383" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="522" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_07.jpg?1328772383" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="466" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_08.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="483" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_10.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="748" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_11.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="525" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_12.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="522" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_13.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="497" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_15.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="474" title="Design, aerial-photo, archive" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/09/aerial_photo_archive_09.jpg?1328772384" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/historical-photography-aerial-land-views" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/historical-photography-aerial-land-views#comments design map museum photography series Thu, 09 Feb 2012 07:30:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 4096 at https://design.org Google Maps Unearths Giant Patterns in China's Gobi Desert https://design.org/blog/google-maps-unearths-giant-patterns-chinas-gobi-desert <p>A Google Maps satellite captured these images of bizarre structures and patterns on the surface of Gobi desert in China. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="298" title="Design, googlemaps, chinagobi" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/google_chinagobi_02.jpg?1321405446" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="479" title="Design, googlemaps, chinagobi" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/google_chinagobi_04.jpg?1321405515" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="446" title="Design, googlemaps, chinagobi" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/google_chinagobi_03.jpg?1321405515" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="472" title="Design, googlemaps, chinagobi" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/google_chinagobi_01.jpg?1321405515" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="417" title="Design, googlemaps, chinagobi" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/google_chinagobi_05.jpg?1321405516" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, googlemaps, chinagobi" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/google_chinagobi_06.jpg?1321405516" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/google-maps-unearths-giant-patterns-chinas-gobi-desert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/google-maps-unearths-giant-patterns-chinas-gobi-desert#comments china design map photography technology Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:37:32 +0000 wardandrews 3842 at https://design.org Redesigning the London Tube Map for New Technology and Needs https://design.org/blog/redesigning-london-tube-map-new-technology-and-needs <p>An interesting debate is brewing over at <a href="http://www.fastcodesign.com/1664692/is-the-london-tube-map-really-a-map-or-a-diagram-does-it-matter" target="Fast Co. Design">Fast Co. Design</a>. This past week blogger John Pavlus shared a redesign of the iconic <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Beck" target="Harry Beck London Tube map">Harry Beck London Tube map</a>. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="360" title="Design, londontube, marknoad" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/10/newtubemap_marknoad_05.jpg?1313000761" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/redesigning-london-tube-map-new-technology-and-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/redesigning-london-tube-map-new-technology-and-needs#comments design graphic london map solution Wed, 10 Aug 2011 18:26:35 +0000 wardandrews 3217 at https://design.org Postcards from Google Earth by Clement Valla https://design.org/blog/postcards-google-earth-clement-valla <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/06/clement_valla_postcard_2.jpg" alt="Design, clementvalla, bridges" title="Design, clementvalla, bridges" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://clementvalla.com/" target="Clement Valla">Clement Valla</a>, an instructor and designer in New York, created Postcards from Google Earth by exploiting angles in map images where the program warps data in order to transition from 3D space to 2D.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="443" title="Design, clementvalla, bridges" alt="Design, clementvalla, bridges" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/06/clement_valla_postcard_2.jpg?1304711298" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/postcards-google-earth-clement-valla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/postcards-google-earth-clement-valla#comments design graphic map newyork photography technology web Fri, 06 May 2011 19:52:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 2827 at https://design.org Crumpled City Maps for Urban Jungles https://design.org/blog/crumpled-city-maps-urban-jungles <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/22/crumpled_map_5.jpg" alt="Design, crumpledcity, polomar" title="Design, crumpledcity, polomar" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>These ingenious map designs are the creation of <a href="http://www.palomarweb.com" target="Polomar">Polomar</a>, an Italian design and Florentine optic company. Their pitch is all truth—paper maps can be awkward and a hassle to deal with while on the move in the big city. Plus, these fabric maps are lighter than the average map and waterproof.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, crumpledcity, polomar" alt="Design, crumpledcity, polomar" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/22/crumpled_map_5.jpg?1303504000" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/crumpled-city-maps-urban-jungles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/crumpled-city-maps-urban-jungles#comments design industrial italy map Fri, 22 Apr 2011 20:30:47 +0000 wardandrews 2802 at https://design.org The States: Illustrations by Frank Chimero https://design.org/blog/states-illustrations-frank-chimero <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/16/frankchimero_states_7.jpg" alt="Design, frankchimero, states" title="Design, frankchimero, states" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>Portland-based designer and illustrator <a href="http://work.frankchimero.com/" target="Frank Chimero">Frank Chimero</a>, created these cheeky and playful states illustrations. I can't wait to see Ohio and Arizona.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, frankchimero, states" alt="Design, frankchimero, states" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/16/frankchimero_states_7.jpg?1302980929" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/states-illustrations-frank-chimero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/states-illustrations-frank-chimero#comments design graphic illustration map portland Sat, 16 Apr 2011 19:14:35 +0000 jessicapatterson 2791 at https://design.org The Embedded Project: Architectural and Interactive Installation https://design.org/blog/embedded-project-architectural-and-interactive-installation <p><a href="http://blog.hhdfun.com/" target="HHD_FUN">HHD_FUN</a> with Aaajiao (Xu Wenkai) created the Embedded Project, an architectural installation that interacts with Google Earth and allows visitors to observe places and virtual spaces around the world. Aside from internal interactivity, the external facade of the project is beautiful, appearing structurally strong with delicate luminosity and paper-like folds.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="1006" title="Design, HDD_FUN, embedded" alt="Design, HDD_FUN, embedded" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/14/embedded_project_6.jpg?1300144020" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/embedded-project-architectural-and-interactive-installation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/embedded-project-architectural-and-interactive-installation#comments architecture art artist design Installation Design map shanghai technology Mon, 14 Mar 2011 23:12:46 +0000 jessicapatterson 2714 at https://design.org Type Map Prints from Bold and Noble https://design.org/blog/type-map-prints-bold-and-noble <p><a href="http://boldandnoble.com/" target="Bold &amp; Noble">Bold &amp; Noble</a>, a design collective in the UK, created these type-formed maps and sells them as hand-pulled screen prints. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/02/textmap_3.jpg" alt="Design, map, boldandnoble" title="Design, map, boldandnoble" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="450" title="Design, map, boldandnoble" alt="Design, map, boldandnoble" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/02/textmap_3.jpg?1299119699" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/type-map-prints-bold-and-noble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/type-map-prints-bold-and-noble#comments design home accessories map poster print typography uk Sat, 05 Mar 2011 18:02:06 +0000 jessicapatterson 2683 at https://design.org See Where the World's Tweets are Coming from in Real Time https://design.org/blog/see-where-worlds-tweets-are-coming-real-time <p>A World of Tweets, created by <a href="http://www.frogdesign.com/">Frog Design</a>, a worldwide innovation firm headquartered in San Francisco, serves to visually catalog tweet data in real time via heat mapping. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/01/09/aworldoftweets_8.png" alt="Design, social media, tweets, a world of tweets, frog design" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="985" height="430" alt="Design, social media, tweets, a world of tweets, frog design" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/09/aworldoftweets_1.png?1294609968" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/see-where-worlds-tweets-are-coming-real-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/see-where-worlds-tweets-are-coming-real-time#comments design infographic map sanfrancisco social media technology Sun, 09 Jan 2011 22:10:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 2554 at https://design.org Facebook Icon Table: Furniture Design https://design.org/blog/facebook-icon-table-furniture-design <p><a href="http://www.alwayswithhonor.com/#455791/Facebook-f8-Table">Always With Honor</a> created this transparent tabletop for f8, Facebook's annual developer's conference. They <a href="http://design.org/graphic-design">designed</a> the world <a href="http://design.org/blog/map">map</a> with icons of items and ideas from the developer's building process. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/21/facebook_table_o.jpg" alt="Design, map, table, furniture, industrial, facebook" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="800" height="492" alt="Design, map, table, furniture, industrial, facebook" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/21/facebook_f8table_zoom_o.jpg.gif?1292999389" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/facebook-icon-table-furniture-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/facebook-icon-table-furniture-design#comments furniture graphic design icon map Thu, 23 Dec 2010 05:40:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 2503 at https://design.org Worldwide Friendships: Mapping Facebook Connections https://design.org/blog/worldwide-friendships-mapping-facebook-connections <p>We know that Facebook is a useful tool for connecting with friends around the world. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=469716398919&amp;id=9445547199">Paul Butler</a> decided to create a visual map of Facebook friends and see what the connections looked like.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/15/facebook_friends.jpg" alt="Design" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="309" alt="Design" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/15/facebook_friends.jpg?1292439390" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/worldwide-friendships-mapping-facebook-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/worldwide-friendships-mapping-facebook-connections#comments map map design Wed, 15 Dec 2010 19:05:11 +0000 lisaandrews 2482 at https://design.org Springstreets: Lyrics Mapped Out https://design.org/blog/springstreets-lyrics-mapped-out <p>Springstreets is a creation from <a href="http://youngjerks.com/">Dan Cassaro</a>, a designer, animator, and printmaker. The <a href="http://design.org/blog/map">map</a> and <a href="http://design.org/blog/poster-design">poster design</a> details over 200 Bruce Springsteen lyrical references, "from Ashbury Park to Born in the USA." We'll let the poster speak for itself. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/08/springstreets2.png" alt="Design, map, poster, springstreets, Dan Cassaro" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1186" height="851" alt="Design, map, poster, springstreets, Dan Cassaro" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/08/springstreets.png?1291832947" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/springstreets-lyrics-mapped-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/springstreets-lyrics-mapped-out#comments map Poster Design Wed, 08 Dec 2010 18:36:38 +0000 jessicapatterson 2461 at https://design.org Map Design: The Size of Africa https://design.org/blog/map-design-size-africa <p>Sometimes I feel like my world geography could use some improvement. I especially felt that way after seeing this map.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/11/02/truesizeofafrica.jpg" alt="Africa" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>Did you know that many different countries, including the the United States, China, India, Spain, Eastern Europe, Italy, France and Mexico, could all fit inside of the geographical area of Africa? </p> <p>Pretty amazing.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1024" height="724" alt="Africa" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/11/02/truesizeofafrica.jpg?1288720827" /> </div> </div> </div> https://design.org/blog/map-design-size-africa#comments Africa map map design Tue, 02 Nov 2010 18:10:49 +0000 lisaandrews 2369 at https://design.org Color Inspiration: Maps, Maps, Maps https://design.org/blog/color-inspiration-maps-maps-maps <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/08/25/france_map_colors.png" alt="Design, Map, France, Color Inspiration " title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/08/25/france_map_colors.png" alt="Design, Map, France, Color Inspiration " title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdctsevilla/4513834115/in/pool-24677344@N00">El Bibliomata</a></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="540" alt="Design, Map, France, Color Inspiration " src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/08/25/france_map_colors.png?1282768458" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/color-inspiration-maps-maps-maps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/color-inspiration-maps-maps-maps#comments Color Inspiration map Wed, 25 Aug 2010 20:46:34 +0000 jessicapatterson 2236 at https://design.org Map Design: Hand Cut Print https://design.org/blog/map-design-hand-cut-print <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/08/25/Paris-Coral-Pink1.jpg" alt="Design" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><br /> <img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/08/25/6a00e54ffb7b7788340134866d53aa970c-800wi.jpg" alt="Design" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>The map is based on an original Famille Summerbelle hand paper cut of <a href="http://www.famillesummerbelle.com/prod_maps_paris.html">Paris.</a> They have also designed maps of <a href="http://www.famillesummerbelle.com/pro</p> </a></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="510" height="383" alt="Design" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/08/25/Paris-Coral-Pink1.jpg?1282753660" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/map-design-hand-cut-print" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/map-design-hand-cut-print#comments london map map design newyork paper paris Wed, 25 Aug 2010 17:55:29 +0000 lisaandrews 2240 at https://design.org