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The fantasy maps of Martin Vargic

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by Samuel Velasco

The fantasy maps of Martin Vargic

Martin Vargic is an 18-year-old graphic artist from Slovakia that has created some of the most interesting, intricate and beautiful fantasy maps we have ever seen. Martin focuses on cultural and popular issues and represents them as very complex maps, using all the graphical and typographical resources of traditional cartography. The results are as beautiful as they are entertaining. Take for example his Map of Literature. In his website Matin says: "The Map of Literature is a graphical visualization of how the world’s literature evolved from the ancient era to the present day. Different periods and genres of literature are represented by distinct entities (‘countries’) on the map, that unfold from the centre and show the gradual evolution of the various genres... Continue reading

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Book List – Recent books featuring 5W's work

  • "Infographic Designers’ Sketchbook" cover

    Infographic Designers' Sketchbook

    By Steven Heller and Rick Landers Info
  • "The Best American Infographics 2014" cover

    The Best American Infographics 2014

    By Gareth Cook and Nate Silver Info
  • "Data Flow 2" cover

    Data Flow 2

    By Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, Nicolas Bourquin and Thibaud Tissot Info
  • "Around the World" cover

    Around the World

    By Andrew Losowsky, Sven Ehmann and Robert Klanten Info
  • "Design for Information" cover

    Design for Information

    By Isabel Meirelles Info
  • "Information Graphics" cover

    Information Graphics

    By Sandra Rendgen and Julius Wledemann Info
  • "Understanding the World" cover

    Understanding the World

    By Sandra Rendgen and Julius Wledemann Info