Breakthrough Maps Don’t Follow Rules

Take a look at the four amazing maps linked below. They are innovative in: 

Now, do you think any of these map makers studied typical books on cartography* before making these maps? That’s right, no one ever made a breakthrough map by following the rules.


Join us tomorrow for an equally correct discussion on how all works of art are ultimately derivative, just to continue to confuse the point and have some fun.


*Cartographer’s Toolkit and GIS Cartography excepted! They are not “rule” books per se.
  1. #1 by Keith on March 6, 2013 - 1:25 pm

    Cool. Always inspiring to see new ways of doing things!

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