Maps Matter

𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐚𝐭 𝐚 𝐦𝐚𝐩?

𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐚𝐭 𝐚 𝐦𝐚𝐩, recognize it as more than just directions but as a form of art. The way the colors blend together giving information through visual splendor. Yes maps show you the basics such as #longitude and #latitude but they are so much more than just that.

𝐌𝐚𝐩𝐬 𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞. They provide a geography, math, history, English and navigation lesson all wrapped up in one package. They give us the ability to expand our #horizons physically, mentally and spiritually. More than all that, 𝐦𝐚𝐩𝐬 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐭𝐨 #𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲. The possibility of what could be, what will be. They transport us to a different time and place. One where adventure and experience are just waiting around every corner.

𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐚𝐩𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫! Which is why here at Creative Cartography we are working hard to 𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐚𝐩 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞. We do this through education, by teaching basic map reading and navigational skills. With a staggering 300 maps worldwide being thrown out a day we work to prevent this atrocity by rescuing, repurposing and preserving them into art. 𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐮𝐬 𝐤𝐞𝐞𝐩𝐩𝐚𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐩𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐝𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐦𝐚𝐩𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞, 𝐥𝐞𝐭’𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞


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