By Austin Novak, University of Wisconsin – Madison.See the project
The map is intended to capture the captivating beauty and culture of Iceland through terrain and cartographic design. I’d thought to myself at the beginning of the project that my goal was to create something that could be proudly displayed on my wall; a map with a heavy weight towards aesthetics. I stumbled upon countless references to Iceland while reading and watching photography related media and was deeply drawn to the photographs and stories captured by those who’d visited. Of them, many agree that there’s a unique charm to the island that’s hard to find anywhere else.