Axis Maps Use Street Names to Form the Streets Themselves

By: Meghan Young - Published: Oct 13, 2010 • References: fastcodesign & gizmodo
Axis Maps has cleverly designed maps solely using typography. Though the idea of typographic maps is not a new one, these Axis Maps boast an intricacy and attention to detail like no other.

These Axis Maps use actual street names to create the streets themselves. Currently, only maps of Chicago and Boston exist at $30 each. Check out how ridiculously detailed these maps are in the featured gallery. Stats for Type-Faced Topography Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 3,718 clicks in 293 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Axis Maps
Related: 101 examples / 78 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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