world maps

World maps and earth maps are opportunities to treat a familiar image in a dramatic way.

Global maps are custom map illustrations. We make them with custom colors and terrain images. To customize a globe image, we add clouds or ocean currents.

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With clouds and other special effects, this illustration is a variation on the typical earth-sphere image. The image used Adobe Illustrator’s 3D effect to wrap a conventional map projection around a sphere, an SVG filter, and vector bristle brushes to create the clouds.

custom global map

custom world map

One-World Globe

This trick projection shows both hemispheres as though they were on the same side of the globe. It’s been used in print and on the web.

custom one-world map projection