Submissions for Volume 7 are now closed.

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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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 VII Finalists

Greetings! We are thrilled to reveal the final selection of maps slated for inclusion in the Atlas of Design, Volume...

Volume VII Progress Update (Submissions and Judging)

A quick update on Volume 7 of the Atlas of Design: Our Call for Submissions ended on January 21, 2024,...

Volume VII Submissions Open

Hello map enthusiasts, We wanted to remind everyone that we are accepting submissions for Volume VII of the Atlas of...

Atlas of Design Profitability Statement

Does the Atlas of Design profit from contributors? The Atlas of Design is published by the North American Cartographic...