My maps start here. 

Sad Topographies 

An Instagram account that shows the sad and unfortunately named places in our world.

Maps are Liars

This video is about the Mercator map projection and how all maps are liars. 




Paper-cut Artists

Maude Alta

The instagram account for Maude White whose delicate work is an inspiration. Her ability to work with shadows and positive space is truly fantastic. Her work is sold by this gallery.


Kia Sue

A design student with some truly interesting pieces. A very visual blogger.


graphic design


I have no formal training in graphic design of any kind. But using Chris Spooner's tutorials gave me a lot of very interesting basic knowledge about using Adobe Illustrator (though I use Inkscape, they're very similar, but Inkscape is free!).