Wayfinding signs and maps are everywhere, but you may not have noticed them unless you looked. They can be a directional sign on a post, an information board with map showing trails and park facilities, or a map of an urban area showing streets and landmarks. These maps improve livability and accessibility for everyone.
Herbarella is a quarterly gardening, travel, and lifestyle magazine in Switzerland. I've been working with Gianni Bombèn, the publishing editor, for years now. Each map highlights a specific tourist destination and gives readers a clear picture of the destination at a glance. Read more about our long-time collaboration.
I worked with TravPro Mobile to create maps for many destinations for their mobile sales app. That app informs travel agents about travel destinations. One of our projects was for a map of Central Europe. Read more about the process and see early drafts of the final product.
For the past 3 years I've worked with Mississauga Tourism to update maps for their annual visitor guide. The process takes a few months as they finalize new and changed listings for the coming year. Read about some of the changes to this year's guide, which will be available soon.
I love travelling, and I enjoy creating maps for the tourism industry. Over the years I’ve discovered at least 5 main purposes for tourism maps: for economic development, destination marketing to tourists, marketing for tour companies and travel agents, sponsored tourist maps with ads, and city walking maps. Read more and see examples of these types of maps.