Wall maps of ‘The World’

From school classrooms to children’s bedrooms, wall maps remain one of the most engaging forms of geographic visualisation for children and for adults alike. Unlike say an atlas or even anything tablet-based, a wall map draws attention and encourages exploration and I believe its accessibility is quite unique.

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High-contrast mapping

When I was tasked with creating a new location map or ‘How to Find Us’ map for OS, I realised I could show far more detail whilst making it look like less and be easier to read and mentally route along. The idea of high contrast maps was born.


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