Artistic Maps

Lovell Johns design artistic and stylised maps for the non-fiction publisher. Artistic maps are characterised by a slightly different feel and texture to a traditional map by the cartographer’s use of artistic effects such as pastels or watercolours to arrive at a stylised and atmospheric map.

Case Studies

Striking Artistic Map of Japan’s Nuclear Power Plants

Striking Artistic Map of Japan’s Nuclear Power Plants

A highly stylised artistic map for a publication

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Atlas Maps for Bonnier Publishing

Atlas Maps for Bonnier Publishing

Illustrative atlas maps showing how the world may have looked at different times

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Vietnam War Battle Map for Publishers

Vietnam War Battle Map for Publishers

Using open source map data, this map for a London publisher had to convey a lot of information in a small space.

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Illustrated Map for Castlerigg Hall Campsite

Illustrated Map for Castlerigg Hall Campsite

Watercolour map illustrating local beauty spots for Castlerigg Hall caravan and camping site

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Custom Map Design for Music Festival

Custom Map Design for Music Festival

Unique, stylised map reflecting the brand for Meadows in the Mountains

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A unique approach to map design

The artistic map or stylised map will often have a unique theme, usually evident from the design brief provided by the client.  The cartographic design process for artistic maps tends to more creative than for the traditional map, perhaps calling for a distortion of the underlying geography to convey a particular message and the use of distinct colours and tones.

Artistic Maps

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50 years of mapping expertise

Lovell Johns provides organisations of all shapes and sizes with mapping and geographic information solutions, utilising over 50 years’ experience to consistently exceed customer expectations.

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