Friday, October 21, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

More Inspiring Maps

Below are some examples of some unusual and inspiring maps.  Click on the images to go to the websites to see more work.  Use these sites to get ideas for what you want to create for this map project.

Here are some really great info-graphics:

For those of you who love maps, the Library of Congress has a great digital database of old maps.  Some of the files are enormous, so you can see ALL of the details:

Here are some more really interesting info-graphics:

These are some examples of maps that have more of a fantasy-style:

These are some simple, but really creative, Google-style maps that illustrate different ideas:

Eric Fischer Maps on Flickr

This guy has created some very interesting maps of major cities using census and other online data.

Click here to see more

Race and ethnicity map of Chicago:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Pathfinder Guide

Illustrations of Noma Bar

Noma Bar is an illustrator who employs an amazing use of positive and negative space.  Click on the image below to see more of his work.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Positive and Negative Space

Many really great logos us both positive and negative space as essential aspects of their design.  Your logo needs to show that you have at least looked closely at this space, and that the negative spaces are just as interesting as the positive spaces.  Click on the images below to see more examples.

How to design a logo of letters

Here is a great website showing some different techniques for creating a logo out of letters.  (Thanks Seth Callahan for finding this site.)