Real cities drawn as fantasy maps

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Remember that time you were sitting by the fire reading The Lord of the Rings and thought to yourself, “Gee golly. I sure wish I could have a map of my hometown drawn in the style of J. R. R. Tolkien’s map of Middle-earth. That sure would be swell. Gee willikers. If only.” Well, your dreams have come true. Geographer Stentor Danielson has an Etsy store called Mapsburgh where he draws real cities as Tolkien maps. He also takes custom orders.

Favorites

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year’s post, it was hard …

How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014

It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.

Who is Older and Younger than You

Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.