Visual Editions has been exploring the rocky terrain of current and future books – design, delivery and platform. Their most recent release, Where You Are is a book of maps and website that collects writing (non-fiction and fiction) and visuals (drawings, photographs, paintings) and tests the common notions of what a map is.
Nicole Santucci and Woodcut Maps recently won the Dymax Redux competition, in which artists were asked to redesign the R. Buckminster Fuller Dymaxion world map. The map, comprised of different wood textures, shows global forest densities. Via De Zeen.