Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Five Stunning Styled Maps

The Bullitt Agency

The Bullitt Agency is an agency for top international DJs and producers. The agency has used the Google Maps API Styled Maps function to create an attractive animated map showing the locations of their artists.

The map also includes an event function which you can use to browse upcoming events by their DJs and producers.

Yvan Rodic - Cities

Yvan Rodic is a journalist and photographer. His Google Map provides a visually attractive interface to browse his stunning photography of cities around the world.

Via: AWWARDS - 12 Beautiful Websites with Big Maps

Global Billboard

Global Billboard visualises the popularity of top artists and top tracks on in (nearly) every country in the world, and in more than 200 metro areas. Using the map it is possible to check out which are the most listened to artists and tracks on in different countries.

Crazy Boat: The Curse of the Trash Vortex

The Pacific Trash Vortex has reached critical mass, flooding nearby seas with strange and valuable debris. A new age of sea entrepreneurship has arisen. Can you man your rusty old boat and save the Pacific Ocean from the floating debris of the Trash Vortex ...?

The Pacific Trash Vortex is an interesting Facebook game that makes great use of the Styled Map feature in the Google Maps API.

Grammy's - Music is Life is Music Map

The Music is Life is Music map lets you drop songs on places that you associate with the music. Using the map it is therefore possible to express how music can take you back to a special place at a special time. Or, if that doesn't float your boat, you can just use the map to listen to some great songs added by other users.


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