Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Designing a map does not seem like something very original, but why should maps have to be boring? Whether it’s a town map, a real or imaginary country map, whether it is functional, or simply decorative, there is plenty of room for fun and creativity in this field.

Fortunately some great designers out there have created some colorful and beautiful maps that don’t look boring at all. Colorful, pastel, minimalist or very detailed, in this article, I’ve rounded up some of those maps in very different styles for your inspiration. Enjoy the tour.

Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

You can click on the image to full view the map on the author’s website.

MTV EMAs
MTV EMAs

Love Town R.S.A
Love Town R.S.A

The Times
The Times

Government Platform
Government Platform

Mare Nostrum
Mare Nostrum

The Information Company map
The Information Company map

Wedding invitation map
Wedding invitation map

Campus Map
Campus Map

En Ville
En Ville

Berlin Map
Berlin Map

The Village of Hartley
The Village of Hartley

Almeria
Almeria

Aquitaine, France Map
Aquitaine, France Map

Budget Living
Budget Living

Imagine Nation
Imagine Nation

A Map of Ice and Fire
A Map of Ice and Fire

Whistles Treasure Map
Whistles Treasure Map

Cities, Roads & Factories
Cities, Roads & Factories

Smart Electrique Drive
Smart Electrique Drive

Plan De Ville
Plan De Ville

Wir <3 Berlin
Wir <3 Berlin

Helsinki Maps
Helsinki Maps

Kela
Kela

Rabobank
Rabobank

Pacific Standard
Pacific Standard

Conclusion

I really hope that this round of map illustrations inspired you as they inspired me when I had to draw a map for a client. There are many things to do in this field, and each designer has his own style.

So what do you think? Which one is your favorite? Do you know of any other very nice maps you’d like to share with us ? The comment section is all yours.

Stéphanie Walter is a Graphic and Web Designer. She’s a Pixel and CSS lover who also enjoys working on UI and UX design for Mobile and Web Apps. She considers CSS as a design tool to create great interactive websites and share on different blogs what she learns daily.

Comments

  1. / Reply

    Great cases. What do you think about this case http://frulantis.com/indexen.html

  2. / Reply

    Sim city inspired post? :)

    • rob,
    • March 19, 2013
    / Reply

    there is a great page i found and it helps you create a web page. it also haw a lot of good design ideas.

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