Once the domain of sites like Etsy, making a custom map is now free and open-source

Maps have become a commonplace décor in many interiors not only because of their aesthetic, but their cultural and experiential context. A map of Paris or London can symbolize the place you fell in love or that one unforgettable summer, but the maps themselves are just that—generic and mass-produced. What if you want a zoomed-in view of your hometown, or six city blocks in New York?

Grafomap is a service that lets you create your own custom map of any place with a tool that pulls location from an open-source database. Pick one of four design styles, then adjust the layout to scale accordingly and generate a minimalist map of your own.

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