Illustrated MapsBy Cambridge Illustrator Richard Bowring
We specialise in cartography and offer a unique service to produce Illustrated Maps. In these, anything is possible – from a simple digital road map to a hand-drawn aerial version showing every building in a city.
The brief was to use 2d icons of recognisable buildings to publicise the area for potential tourists. The map was commissioned by the organisation 'we are waterloo' and the cartographers Lovell Johns. This particular illustrated map was produced in illustrator. The...read more
Illustrated Map of Leith near the city of Edinburgh. The brief was to provide an aerial digital illustration of all the key buildings in the city centre of this city in Scotland. The eventual use being on a large map and smaller hand out. Around the map, local...read more
Aerial illustrated map for the Delrow community in Watford. The brief was to provide an accurate aerial view in the form of a digital 2d map showing the various accommodation and community buildings in this sheltered settlement. It was also necessary for me to allow...read more
Map of the city centre area of Bracknell showing the network of cycle and walking paths that link the railway station to the southern business park. Part of the brief was also to provide accurate 2d building illustrations of some of the prominent companies that have...read more
Illustrated map of South London (Southwark Campus of LSBU) This piece of illustrated cartography went through a number of incarnations before arriving at this finished result. The client wanted an illustrated map which worked in terms of being able to find your way...read more
One of my clients with which I have collaborated on many projects over the years is Wayfinding Cosultants. Wayfinding refers to information systems that guide people through a physical environment and enhance their understanding and experience of the space. My part in...read more