map design http://design.org/tags/map-design en Worldwide Friendships: Mapping Facebook Connections http://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="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/15/facebook_friends.jpg?1292439390" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/worldwide-friendships-mapping-facebook-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/worldwide-friendships-mapping-facebook-connections#comments map map design Wed, 15 Dec 2010 19:05:11 +0000 lisaandrews 2482 at http://design.org Map Design: The Size of Africa http://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="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/11/02/truesizeofafrica.jpg?1288720827" /> </div> </div> </div> http://design.org/blog/map-design-size-africa#comments Africa map map design Tue, 02 Nov 2010 18:10:49 +0000 lisaandrews 2369 at http://design.org Map Design: Hand Cut Print http://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="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/08/25/Paris-Coral-Pink1.jpg?1282753660" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/map-design-hand-cut-print" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://design.org