Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

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Designing a map does not seem like something very original, but why should maps have to be boring? Whether it’s a town map, a real or imaginary country map, whether it is functional, or simply decorative, there is plenty of room for fun and creativity in this field.

Fortunately some great designers out there have created some colorful and beautiful maps that don’t look boring at all. Colorful, pastel, minimalist or very detailed, in this article, I’ve rounded up some of those maps in very different styles for your inspiration. Enjoy the tour.

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Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

You can click on the image to full view the map on the author’s website.

MTV EMAs
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Love Town R.S.A
map02 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

The Times
map03 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Government Platform
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Mare Nostrum
map05 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

The Information Company map
map06 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Wedding invitation map
map07 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Campus Map
map08 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

En Ville
map09 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Berlin Map
map10 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

The Village of Hartley
map11 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Almeria
map12 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Aquitaine, France Map
map13 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Budget Living
map14 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Imagine Nation
map15 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

A Map of Ice and Fire
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Whistles Treasure Map
map17 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Cities, Roads & Factories
map18 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Smart Electrique Drive
map19 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Plan De Ville
map20 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Wir <3 Berlin
map21 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Helsinki Maps
map22 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Kela
map23 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Rabobank
map24 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Pacific Standard
map25 Beautiful Map Illustration Design Inspiration

Conclusion

I really hope that this round of map illustrations inspired you as they inspired me when I had to draw a map for a client. There are many things to do in this field, and each designer has his own style.

So what do you think? Which one is your favorite? Do you know of any other very nice maps you’d like to share with us ? The comment section is all yours.

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