Category: Map

How Stephen Wiltshire Draws Detailed Cityscapes In Perfect Scale

People are certainly familiar with traditional maps that are very important for navigation. However, the folded paper maps are now being superseded by digital maps that can be downloaded for free. Another type of map, the bird’s eye view map is different because it not is not a navigation tool but an illustrated map of…



Largest Collection Of Pictorial Maps At New York City Library

It is common for illustrators to sacrifice a certain amount of accuracy in scale in order to enhance visual usefulness to the user. For example, famous landmarks, buildings, hotels and churches can be exaggerated for increased clarity. Other inaccuracies are deliberate like the removal of certain features that can affect the clarity of the Map…



Bangalore Uses LIDAR System To Map Solar Potential Of Rooftops

Different kinds of maps are being created today for various purposes. For example, a city can hire an illustrator to create a map illustration that will capture architectural details in an artistic manner. The illustrated map can be displayed at the lobby as a perfect conversational piece. There are also road maps for navigational purposes…