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Cloudmade Maps

A series of map designs for Cloudmade, for use in their new map styles editor. Using Cascadenik, we developed three styles:

Fresh:

A slightly more subtle take on the traditional driving-oriented maps used by Google, Yahoo and others:

Amsterdam

Pale Dawn:

A calm, restrained style designed to work well when there's lots of data points on. It's less about the geographical information as such, and more about providing a background to foreground information:

Amsterdam

Midnight Commander:

You know, for when you're Jason Bourne and you're on the run from the man and you break into the command center and you pull up the secret map interface? That one:

Amsterdam

Some other examples of screenshots from various styles around the world follow. If you like these, feel free to go ahead and make your own - there's a post on the Cloudmade blog all about it.

For some other examples of custom cartography we've made for fun and profit, take a look here.

London

London

London

San Francisco

San Francisco

Oakland

Oakland

Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe

Amsterdam

Manila

Manila

Berlin

Berlin

Berlin

Baghdad

Talinn

Talinn

Helsinki

Helsinki

Sydney

Sydney

Sydney