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The Future Mapping Company: Q&A with Founder Marcus Kirby



For those that travel frequently keeping track of all the places you have visited can be quite a challenge, whilst equalling as challenging, can be plotting out where you’d love to visit or discovering places you’ve never even heard of. Cue the humble map. Or not quite so humble in the case of The Future Mapping Company. They produce beautiful, big and bright maps which are designed to make your world a beautiful place and we agree. Read our interview with founder, Marcus Kirby, to find out more.
Tell us more about The Future Mapping Company"
At a time when most maps are being produced for use on screen we continue to embrace the paper map. We design and publish maps as wall art. They are meticulously developed over many months and are printed using a lithographic process to give a stunning high quality print that really has a wow factor with metallic and fluorescent inks.
When did you have the lightbulb moment for it and what challenges have you faced in bringing it to fruition"
I used to work for a colour forecasting company, one day we were researching and brainstorming products that we felt could be transformed with a new colour palette. My thoughts turned to maps, something which I have loved from my earliest days, when in the Lake District with my family.

Tell us more about the process involved in making a map and why Future Maps stand out from the crowd.
Map making is a very considered and time consuming process. There is no quick creative rel...
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