Creative Cartography: 7 Must-Read Books about Maps | Brain Pickings
Creative Cartography: 7 Must-Read Books on Maps by Maria Popova
From tattoos to Thomas More’s Utopia, or what Moby Dick has to do with the nature of time.
We’re obsessed with maps — a fundamental sensemaking mechanism for the world, arguably the earliest form of standardized information design, and a relentless source of visual creativity. Today, we turn to seven fantastic books that explore the art and science of cartography from seven fascinating angles.