Beautiful blueprints of flora by Japanese artist, Macoto Murayama. A modern take on the botanical images of the Victorian period and earlier. Quite exquisite line work.
Pleased to see this art and skill still flourishing!
These are good! Subversive cartography!
“But it is not enough to add certain additional technologies or redress existing products with a more sophisticated covering. If we really want to contribute to a better urban development, it will be necessary to design these products taking labs to the streets and meet the people that are expected to interact with them…” read more…
humanscalecities is prolific at uncovering intelligent thinking in regard to cities and urban life. I am also pleased to finally see a shift away from that awful term—‘smart cities’.
Another interesting book for the reading list.
Simply, some really nicely rendered ‘map-based’ artwork.
One of a number of interesting works by the sound artist, designer and electronic musician, Yuri Suzuki. A reflection on the inspiration for the original tube map by electronics engineer, Harry Beck.
Images of our planet taken not from a satellite, plane or helicopter… but from a kite, and just as fascinating, abstract and revealing.
Truth in cartography? No this is actually a map about truth and deception in everyday life—very revealing.
US Geological Survey maps of the shafts and tunnels of the Comstock mines, published in 1881, with colour used to indicate each separate hundred feet of depth. Brought to my attention by Roomthily.