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Poster of Lübeck by Alfred Mahlau. The city-state of Lübeck was a member of Hanseatic League, a voluntary association that provided military and diplomatic services as well as international law enforcement to its members.

Alfred Mahlau

Amsterdam 2001? Or 2002? I am going to have to find my old passport to work out when I have taken my trips!

A Hallway Full Of Art For Under $50

London map design // Jim Datz

London map design // Jim Datz- love this, can see all the places I adore. Need to live here

London by Linzie Hunter, via Flickr

Linzie Hunter creates illustrations, hand lettering and maps for editorial, books and advertising. Love her style! Very impressive list of clients on her site, which isn't surprising. This typographic.

The Tate Gallery By Tube; by David Booth of the agency Fine White Line, 1986. More recent posters are still remembered fondly by London commuters. ‘The Tate Gallery By Tube’ poster was commissioned for Art on the Underground, a poster-commissioning initiative launched in 1986. Quite separate from the Underground’s main publicity campaigns, Art on the Underground posters were designed to fill unused advertising space.

The Tate Gallery By Tube; by David Booth of the agency Fine White Line, More recent posters are still remembered fondly by London commuters. ‘The Tate Gallery By Tube’ poster was commissioned for Art on the Underground, a poster-commissioning initia

How a high-rise craze is ruining London's skyline | Art and design | The Observer

How a high-rise craze is ruining London's skyline

“Is London’s skyline going down the tube?” Illustration by Nick Brown The always sharp Rowan Moore wrote a great piece about London’s incoherently exploding skyline for The Guardian, saying that most.

Elements of History are key - e.g. this Tudor style map I like

Elements of History are key - e. this Tudor style map I like

22 Animals Who’ve Been Hiding Out In The London Underground Map

22 Animals Who’ve Been Hiding Out In The London Underground Map

London Underground animals - 22 creatures found in the London Underground Tube Map. Love this quirky and fun set of images.

"Thames People & Tides" by Melvyn Evans. View of St. Paul's, the Gherkin, and the Tower from Southwark. Globe Theatre in foreground.

Visions of the Thames: 2011 Serco Prize for Illustration

Melvyn Evans’ artwork ‘Thames People and Tides’ won the silver award in The London Transport SERCO prize for Illustration competition. From hundreds of entries, Melvyn’s artwork was awarded the silver prize.