Earthsea The Wonderful Map Portraits of Ed Fairburn A Map of the Introvert’s Heart 10 Years in London Town Born With a Map of the (Imaginary) World
Earthsea, as drawn by Ursula K. Le Guin by Ed Fairburn A Map of the Introvert's Heart Part of Fuller's London birthmarks become imaginary map
Earthsea, as drawn by Ursula K. Le Guin

Earthsea

Ursula K. Le Guin’s own website features downloadable maps of Earthsea, drawn by the author herself. (Click to embiggen, then click again to embiggen even more.)

by Ed Fairburn

The Wonderful Map Portraits of Ed Fairburn

Many more at edfairburn.com. Discovered via fubiz.

A Map of the Introvert's Heart

A Map of the Introvert’s Heart

From gemma correll. ’nuff said.

Part of Fuller's London

10 Years in London Town

According to The Atlantic, it took map artist Gareth Wood, aka Fuller, 10 years to produce this psychogeographic map of London, soon to be on display at the Royal College of Art. Excerpt above. Fuller below.    

birthmarks become imaginary map

Born With a Map of the (Imaginary) World

This birthmark map is actually quite extensive. I’d like to see it on paper in some cartographic projection.

Middle Earth on Google Maps

Simply Walk Into Mordor

Mordor, recreated in the style of Google Maps. See the comments on this Geekologie post for the best imaginary-map suggestion yet. Fortunately, Geekologie also links to a real interactive map of Middle Earth.

by Karl Trautman

On the Isle of Unintended Consequences

Submitted by Friend of the Atlas Karl Trautman:

Beauchamp Asylum or ice machine?

The Ever-Cold Morgue

I love this map because it is the schematic of an ice machine made into the floor plan of an asylum. Needless to say, it includes a room called “The Ever-Cold Morgue.”

Shauna, a map work of Matthew Cusick

Shauna

One of the map works of Matthew Cusick (via Juxtapoz):

Poictesme, from James Branch Cabell's novels

The Doubtful Palace

“Poictesme is a mythical French province, appearing in a series of novels by James Branch Cabell” and referenced on a page of terrific imaginary maps.

board game of thrones board

A Board Game of Thrones

A quick Google has not revealed to me who designed the map and board for the Game of Thrones board game, but whoever it is, they’ve done a fine job. (Click to embiggen, then click again.)

memoir map, with exhortation to good art

& Make Good Art.

Writer Patrick Ross‘s map of his memoir-in-progress: