"Today it has become cool to get passionate about geography" (Slate.fr)
Only a few people could make a map centuries ago: they drew it with great details by hand, and not many could read or use it. Cartography has known a golden age in the last 20 years with the development of location-based services, spatial data management and visualization software. Born along with mathematics and astronomy, in practice cartography has always been a state-of-the-art science in communication and design.
Mapospheres is a brand new company that aims to make representations of the World more captivating and even more numerous. Depicting our planet is a call for exploration. It is moreover a way to say that we won't accept to spoil its aesthetic beauty. Cartography may be activism.
Let's make maps and location more prevalent into society !
He is the man who thought it was a great idea
... and no one dared to tell him it wasn't. Stephane has a strong background in map making. But patience doesn't exactly fit him. Map business helped him in channeling his appetite for new spaces and is a clever workaround so far !