14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities

By Attila Nagy on at

In these decades of freely accessible online maps, it's totally normal to be addicted to what can be defined as a "symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes" (best definition ever?). And when you are in love with maps, you want them on your wall, don't you?

The vibrant yet minimalistic posters created by Rae Nordico are based upon the OpenStreetMap project, and they're sure to feed your cartographic addiction. 444 unique versions of 148 cities on five continents should be enough to please your eyes and bring some excellent wall decor to your home. These are our favourite ones:

Athens, Greece

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Baghdad, Iraq

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Bangkok, Thailand

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Cairo, Egypt

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Delhi, India

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Hong Kong, China

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Jerusalem, Israel

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Los Angeles, USA

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


New York, USA

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Osaka, Japan

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Phoenix, USA

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Seoul, South Korea

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Shanghai, China

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities


Tokyo, Japan

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities