Illustrated Maps

By 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.

New map of Waterloo

New map of Waterloo

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...

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Map of Leith

Map of Leith

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...

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Illustrated map for the Delrow Community

Illustrated map for the Delrow Community

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...

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Illustrated map of Bracknell

Illustrated map of Bracknell

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...

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Wayfinding map of Bedford

Wayfinding map of Bedford

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...

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