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Illustrated map of Cape Town

Illustrated map of Cape Town, South Africa for the UK edition of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Featuring the famous harbor, and iconic landmarks Table Mountain and Cape Point. Celebrating the city's multiculturalism, biodiversity and natural beauty. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Happies theme park map

Inside cover art for 'Kill All Happies'. Young adult fiction by Rachel Cohn, published by Disney Hyperion. Illustrated map of the story's setting; an abandoned, derelict theme park in the californian desert. Kitschy restaurant, Wild West facades and creepy clowns galore! Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of the tour de France route

Illustrated map of the 2016 Tour de France for 'Voyage', the magazine of Brittany Ferries. Following the route from its start in Brittany, through snowcapped mountains, sunflower fields, and Riviera, before reaching the finishing line at the iconic Arc du Triomphe in Paris! Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

The Ultimate Guide to the Gulf

Illustrated map of the Gulf of Mexico for Southbound Magazine. Featuring some of the coastal highlights of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Celebrating the natural beauty. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Myanmar

Illustrated map of Myanmar for Waitrose Kitchen Magazine. Culinary themed mini-map exploring the highlights of this Southeast Asian country. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Continental Meats

Three mini-maps of Germany, Italy and Spain. Commissioned by a luxury UK supermarket as part of a packaging concept for their range of continental meats. Featuring capital cities and traditional ingredients and cuisine. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of the San Juan Skyway

Illustrated map of the San Juan Skyway for Good Motoring Magazine. Following the loop of All-American road through scenic Colorado. Featuring the San Juan Mountains and the historic towns Silverton, Durango, Dolores, Telluride and Ouray. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Rio de Janeiro

Double page spread illustration for 'My Rio de Janiero: A Cookbook' by Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, published by Kyle Books.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of the New York High Line

Illustrated map of New York's High Line park for 'Cara' the Aer Lingus inflight magazine. A bird's eye view following the re-purposed train track through the trendy, cultural hubs of the Meatpacking and Chelsea Arts districts. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated Map of Kuala Lumpur

Illustrated map of Kuala Lumpur for the UK edition of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Exploring its modern malls, crumbling cafes and the twists and turns of Chinatown and Brickfields . Featuring the iconic architecture of Merdeka Square and the giant Hindu temple of Batu Caves. Celebrating the colour and contrasts of Malaysia's capital city. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of New Orleans

Illustrated map of New Orleans for the UK edition of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Featuring the famous French Quarter, St. Louis Cathedral, Marigny the Mississippi river with iconic steamboat and the Antebellum architecture of the Deep South. Reflecting the cross-cultural heritage of the city, celebrating New Orleans as the birthplace of Jazz and home of Mardi Gras. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Holiday map of Strasbourg

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Mumbai

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Chicago

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Washington DC

Illustrated map of Washington DC for the UK edition of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Featuring historic American icons, the Whitehouse, the National Mall, Capitol Hill and the Library of Congress. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of San Francisco

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Ryde

© Anna Simmons

Welcome to the Kerry Special

© Anna Simmons

The Magnificent Mile, Chicago

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Rio de Janeiro

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of New York's Boroughs

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Collierville

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Aberaeron

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of the isles of Scilly

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Oban

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of the Fowey Estuary

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Hong Kong

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Melbourne

Illustrated map of Melbourne for the UK edition of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Featuring the CBD, Yarra River, St Kilda and world famous Melbourne Cricket Ground. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Buenos Aires

© Anna Simmons

San Francisco, 'The City'

© Trinity Management

Illustrated map of Barbados

Illustrated map of Barbados for Waitrose Kitchen Magazine. Mini-map exploring places to eat, drink and unwind on the Caribbean island. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of New Brunswick

Illustrated map of New Brunswick for Waitrose Kitchen Magazine. Culinary themed mini-map exploring the highlights of the maritime Canadian province. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Rome

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Reykjavik

Illustrated map of Reykjavik, Iceland for the UK edition of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Featuring the harbour, Hallgrimskirkja with its spectacular spire and Harpa Concert Hall in surroundings of mountains and geothermally heated sea. Celebrating the otherworldly beauty of the Icelandic capital city. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

A journey through french textile history

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Sri Lanka

Illustrated map of Sri Lanka for framed installation, in the interior of luxury Hotel 'Fort Bazaar', Galle Fort, Sri Lanka. Featuring Sigiriya, Adam's Peak, Galle Fort, capital city Colomba alongside temples, tea plantations and nature reserves. Celebrating the rich tradition, history and natural beauty of this tropical island country. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Theatre is Great!

© Anna Simmons

The Treasures of Tenerife map

© Anna Simmons

Illustrated map of Glasgow Museums

Illustrated map of Glasgow, commissioned by design consultants Steers, McGillan, Eves to form the main identity of the Museums Association annual conference and exhibition, Glasgow, 2016. Featuring the Riverside Museum, SECC, Glasgow Science Center and the famous Necropolis. Celebrating the city as a dynamic, cultural hub. Digital collage, lettering and typography.

© Anna Simmons

Anna Simmons

Biography

Map maker based in the UK. Graduate of the Royal College of Art, London. Illustrator of locations far and wide. Vibrant, collaged, hand lettered images that evoke a sense of place, cultural identity and history. Previous clients include Museums Association, British Airways, National Geographic Traveller, Teardrop Hotels, Trinity Management, Ink, IMAGE Publications, Thames Water.

Style/Techniques

Collage, Graphic, Lettering, Line, Montage, Painterly, Texture, Decorative

Subject/Specialties

Architecture, Book Covers, Children's Books, Corporate, Editorial, Food, Historical, Holidays, Information Graphics, Landscape, Leisure, Maps, Music, Nature, Packaging, People, Posters, Sports, Textiles, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Americana, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Spiritual, Environmental, Urban