Illustrated Maps
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Illustrated Maps

Whether you are just trying to help your customers find you or want to create a travel guide, magazine, or regional cookbook — an illustrated map might be just what you are looking for! It’s is a great way to help your audience understand geographic relationships while ensuring an eye-catching visual.

From meticulously accurate to playful, I can create maps that suit any audience. Your particular needs define the level of detail on the map. Together, we can figure out what you want to highlight: specific regions, stores, monuments, dishes — whatever comes to your mind!

Are you thinking about illustrations for your project? Don’t hesitate to reach out for a free consultation!

Illustrated maps are great for …

  • businesses that want to make sure they are found

  • travel guides

  • magazines

  • hospitality businesses

  • anyone who just moved to a new location

They can be used for …

  • advertisements

  • websites

  • business cards and flyers

  • festive invitations, for example for weddings

  • editorial content

They help your business by …

  • making sure people can find you

  • establishing you as a part of the neighborhood

  • helping you stand out among all the other businesses around you

Successful projects using illustrated maps:

London-based hospitality group »Ceviche Family« wanted to show, how their restaurants are rooted in the local communities and encourage their patrons to explore the neighborhood around their restaurants. So they asked me to create illustrated maps for their magazine, »La Yapa«.

La Yapa Magazine Vol. 1

La Yapa Magazine Vol. 1

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Editorial Illustration
Food Illustration
Illustrated Map
Watercolor

Penguin Books’ »Shinrin Yoku« explores the Japanese practice of Forest Bathing. To help their readers get a sense of the most impressive forests around the world I created two watercolor maps.

Shinrin Yoku

Shinrin Yoku

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Editorial Illustration
Illustrated Map
Watercolor

Peruvian chef Martin Morales’ second cookbook is all about the Andes. Because most readers would have a hard time understanding where the individual dishes come from, he asked me to create an illustrated Map of Peru highlighting the different regions of the Andes.

Martin Morales: Andina

Martin Morales: Andina

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Editorial Illustration
Illustrated Map
Handlettering
Watercolor

As the Covid-19 pandemic halted international travel I created these illustrated maps of major cities around the world as a way to escape the confines of home, at least in your imagination. In the end, the series included San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam, London, Lima, Marrakech, Lisboa, Tokyo, Leipzig, and others.

Illustrated Maps of Major Cities

Illustrated Maps of Major Cities

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Art Print
Illustrated Map
Watercolor