Austria Map / Monocle Magazine

digital Map illustration

Client: Monocle Magazine, 2020​​​​​​​
Designer: Giulia Tugnoli
Illustrator: Sandra Neuditschko

For the march issue 2020 of the Monocle Magazine I was asked to illustrate a map of my home country Austria. The issue was all about Austria and what you can do here. The map served as overview. 

As native I had full control over the icons and cities I wanted to show. The lettering was done in-house to match the style of the magazine.

1. Briefing & First Sketch

Since I had full control over the map I decided to show the 9 states of Austria and their capitals aswell as a few important cities like Hallstatt or St. Anton.

The icons show typical austrian food, personalities and architecture. 

First Color Palette

2. First Draft

The first draft was approved without big changes and the initial color palette was reduced to 5 main colors.

First Draft & Color Palette