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.
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
Local accountancy and bookkeeping company Bookeepers Plus approached me with an idea for a 'how to find us' type of map, helping to give directions to their new premises. They liked the look of my previous examples of hand drawn illustrated maps, so it just remained...read more
The brief was to provide a fun and informative, hand drawn Illustrated map of Grantchester Meadows, Cambridge for Scudamores Boatyards. The map needed to show various things including the walking route from the boathouse in the city centre, the punting route via the...read more