Category Archives: Collectable Wall Maps

Gift Ideas to Complete His Mancave

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Most guys have the fortune of calling one area of the home their own to decorate. Commonly referred to these days as the mancave, this room is often designed with a man’s first-choice décor in mind. For most guys, a mancave consists of sports memorabilia or bar-themed merchandise. If you have a guy in your life that has finer tastes, perhaps the best gift you can give him are map and geography themed gifts. .

Creating an Awesome Collage with Travel Maps

Creating an Awesome Collage with Travel Maps
GPS units and smartphones have put a big dent in the need for travel maps featuring clear directions across America’s highways and byways. Although most Americans now have a global map in the palm of their hands with a smartphone, there is still a place for those beloved travel and roadmaps everyone used to collect in the glove box of their vehicle. In this post, you’ll learn how to turn those old travel maps .

Charting Your Adventures for the World to See

Charting Your Adventures for the World to See
Throughout human history, mankind has used maps to help define the world and explore its outer reaches. Ancient civilizations charted territory using maps, defining the boundary between the civilized world and barbarian cultures. As mankind took the oceans in search of uncharted territory, unique wall maps were developed that depicted the world as it was believed to exist.   Today, there isn’t much need for those same kind of wall maps. The rise of .

Keeping Tabs on Your World as a Business Traveler

Keeping Tabs on Your World as a Business Traveler
While the vast majority of people go to work and come home each day with little change in their routine, there are those who power the economy by traveling the world to represent their company and make deals with foreign partners. Business travelers put in long hours traveling to destinations far and wide, racking up frequent-flier miles while losing track of time and place altogether.   For those business travelers with families at home, .

Maps with a Bird’s Eye View

Maps with a Bird’s Eye View
Creating and printing wall maps that include a visual representation of an entire nation, or even the entire globe, offer children and adults alike the opportunity to take in the world in an easy-to-view medium. While these maps are based upon mankind’s scientific understanding of boundaries and locations around the globe, the power of satellite imagery and views from space cannot be beat. Courtesy of the space race in the 1960s, and subsequent advances .

Learning About the World with Raised Relief Wall Maps

Learning About the World with Raised Relief Wall Maps
Far too many people hear the word map today and think instantly of Google Maps. The most common map that people interact with in the 21st century is, undoubtedly, an electronic version that can be zoomed, scrolled, and adjusted to street view for minute details. For all those minute details, there is still something missing from the average digital map that you can only find on a raised relief map.   A raised relief .

Keeping Tabs on Your World as a Business Traveler

Keeping Tabs on Your World as a Business Traveler
While the vast majority of people go to work and come home each day with little change in their routine, there are those who power the economy by traveling the world to represent their company and make deals with foreign partners. Business travelers put in long hours traveling to destinations far and wide, racking up frequent-flier miles while losing track of time and place altogether.   For those business travelers with families at home, .

Tips for Starting Your Antique Map Collection

Tips for Starting Your Antique Map Collection
History buffs, scholars, and geographic enthusiasts all see the immense value in wall maps. More than just an educational tool used in classrooms, maps can be used in the home to represent an individual’s interests and create unique talking points when visitors come over. For those with an eye for the truly unique, a collection of antique wall maps is a great way to show the world your interests while diving deeper into your .

Creating the Ultimate Mancave with Historical Battlefield Maps

Creating the Ultimate Mancave with Historical Battlefield Maps
The rise of television stations such as HGTV and DIY Network has shown Americans one thing: we can do whatever we put our minds too. Although most people don’t enjoy gutting a room in their house and completely transforming it, many men do enjoy creating a unique space in the home that screams masculinity. The mancave is quickly becoming a fixture in the American home. However, most men go for the standard wet bar .

DIY Map Décor Ideas

DIY Map Décor Ideas
  Every American child sits through civics and history courses as part of elementary, secondary, and post-secondary educational courses. Wall maps help students understand regions of the world they’ve never visited, outlining national boundaries and providing imagery for the exact location of mountain ranges, rivers, rain forests, and national capitals around the globe. Maps can be used for interior décor as well as education, serving as the perfect crossroad between elegant interior design and .