The Atlas of Design

A gallery of beautiful and inspiring maps from around the world.

The Atlas of Design is dedicated to showing off some of the world’s most beautiful and intriguing cartographic design. Every two years, we publish a new volume of full-color maps, selected from worldwide competition and judged by an expert panel.

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Volume 5

Volume 4

Volume 3

Volume 2

Volume 1

The Atlas aims to inspire readers both within the field of cartography and without toward new understandings of design, and of the power that a well-crafted map can have.

Volume VI Finalists

Greetings! We are excited to announce the final selection of maps set to be featured in the Atlas of Design,...

Volume VI Submissions Closed

Hello map lovers, We wanted to give you all a quick update on the status of Volume VI and our...

Volume VI Submission Extension

Hello map enthusiasts, We wanted to let everyone know that we are still accepting submissions for Volume VI of the...

Volume VI

Hello map lovers! We’re in the initial stages of planning the Atlas of Design Volume 6… and we have a...