Illustrated Map Woodberry Down
The commission for the Illustrated Map of Woodberry Down encompassed the creation of a comprehensive guide to East London, with a few noteworthy locations in North London, extending as far as the iconic Alexandra Palace. This meticulously crafted map was intended to serve as a valuable resource for readers, particularly those with an interest in a new housing development in the area.
At the heart of this map, the new housing development was prominently featured, serving as a focal point for potential residents and investors. However, the map extended far beyond this development, offering a detailed overview of the local points of interest in both East and North London. The areas of Haringey, Islington, and Hackney were meticulously covered, with a wide range of landmarks and locations highlighted.
The map was designed to showcase key landmarks and attractions, making it an invaluable tool for residents and newcomers alike. Some of the notable sights featured included Alexandra Palace, The Castle Climbing Club, Woodberry Down and Stoke Newington Reservoirs, Finsbury Park, Clissold Park, Church Street, Rio Cinema Dalston, Almeida Theatre, Business Design Centre, and various Overground and Underground stations. The inclusion of Old Street Roundabout and Shoreditch, along with other prominent locations such as Hackney Wick and Hackney reservoirs, ensured comprehensive coverage.
Additionally, the map highlighted notable markets, canals, and the vibrant Hackney area, including its connections to Islington and Haringey. The overall design of the Illustrated Woodberry Down Map was executed in a captivating black-and-white line drawing style, with spot illustrations thoughtfully placed to indicate specific landmarks. The names of North and East London areas were presented in a distinctive hand-rendered font, adding a touch of character to the map’s aesthetics.