Leave no map unturned

Maps fascinate me. Illustrations and embodiments of discovery, unique views of our world. They are also beautiful decorative objects, whether hung delicately in isolation, split across multiple frames, or expanded on a vast scale.

Striking use of a map set within panelling in Will Fisher's South-East London home

Striking use of a map set within panelling in Will Fisher's South-East London home

Ben Pentreath's home with an exquisitely framed print of John Roque's, 'Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark', 1746.

Ben Pentreath's home with an exquisitely framed print of John Roque's, 'Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark', 1746.

Charles Booth's 1898-99 London Poverty Map

Charles Booth's 1898-99 London Poverty Map

Soane's framed version of Charles Booth's London Poverty Map

Soane's framed version of Charles Booth's London Poverty Map

Tiled map of Shelter Island in this Long Island kitchen.

Tiled map of Shelter Island in this Long Island kitchen.