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The Art of the Map Cartouche

The creative team here at mapisart is busy coming up with a completely new brand identity. Seeing that we're a mapping company, we thought we'd draw from cartogaphic heritage to come up with a design. We were so inspired by the art work in these cartouches that we felt the...

Quotes about the sense of place

  “An individual is not too distinct from his place. He is his place.”  - Gabriel Marcel   “A map does not just chart, it unlocks and formulates meaning; it forms bridges between here and there, between disparate ideas that we did not know were previously connected.” - Reif Larsen,...

Trivia questions answered

 Questions: Question 1: Which state has the most active volcanoes? A) Alaska B) Washington C) Hawaii Question 2: Name the only state where the first 2 letters are vowels. Question 3: Which state is closest to The Pacific Ocean? A) Arizona B) Nevada C) Idaho Question 4: Which state shares...

99% Smart

If we're selling maps of earth, shouldn't we also love on that earth? Well, yeah. That's why we can now proudly say our packaging is 99% recyclable. No more annoying foam wrap. No more styrofoam packaging peanuts - just smart cardboard packaging that gets it there safe! Upon arrival of your beautiful...