Bring your event, town centre or venue to life with an illustrated map design

Our experienced designers and illustrators produce colourful, engaging map designs in a variety of styles tailored to suit your brand or event

Whether you're launching a new event, attraction or nature reserve or helping people to navigate their way around your campus - we're here to help. We can create bespoke illustrations, maps and infographics, organise print and installation and we can even animate your map once it’s finished.

How we work

From creative city maps to interactive tourist trails, campus maps and events

For 17 years, our talented illustrators have been producing custom map designs, in a variety of styles, for customers worldwide.

Commissioning an illustrated map

It all starts with a chat. In the first instance, we’ll look to understand the scale of the area, the number of focal points, your preferred style and the intended application before sharing an estimate for your consideration.

The creative process

With a style identified we’ll typically kick off with a sketch-phase which will be shared with you as a black and white drawing for review. Following this, we’ll develop your preferred design until you’re happy with the finished map.

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Frequently asked questions

How much does a map illustration cost?

The fees for an illustration vary depending on your chosen style, the complexity of the design and the intended final usage. Please get in touch for an estimate and we’ll be happy to discuss ballparks.

How many revisions are included?

Up to three rounds of revisions as standard within our design contracts. Additional changes after this point are evaluated and estimated based on their complexity (we will never charge you extra without permission).

Who owns the IP to my illustration once completed?

For illustrations, you will own the IP to the artwork once the final bill has been cleared. However, you will only have the rights to use the artwork as originally intended (as per our terms and conditions) - if you would like the ability to use the illustration for other purposes or to sell the artwork then please contact the studio for an estimate to be granted unlimited artwork rights.

How long does the design process take?

Timeframes can vary from project to project but as a rough guide the process typically takes between 3-5 weeks from brief to completion depending on the complexity of the artwork.

I am outside of the UK, how would this work?

No problem, we have many overseas clients and meet regularly via video call. All estimates and bills are provided in GBP and can be paid via bank transfer or credit card.

How do you bill for a project?

After a design contract has been agreed we will send over a deposit invoice for between 25-50% of the project fee (subject to requirements). The remaining balance will be billed upon completion with our standard 30 day payment terms.

Got a question?

Please feel free to get in touch, we’d love to hear about your business and are always happy to help.

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