Awesome Maps has been helping globetrotters see the world differently since 2010. Read the full story here!

It all started 10 years ago, with an idea.

After a surf trip through Europe, our founder Simon wanted to track his surf travels by pinning the spots he had been on a map. But a political map was way too boring for that - so he made his own!

The Surftrip Map was the very first one.

Today we have over 20 map themes.

For all passions, not only as a poster, but also as a towel, roll down canvas and huge canvas print.

The only products we make are those we're deeply passionate about and we think it shows. Each map is meticulously researched by experts, hand-illustrated by our favorite designers and printed with love in Berlin.

We’re a remote team of 6.

We work from all over the world, including Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg, Madrid and Lisbon.

Plus our extended team. A community of illustrators, designers, web developers and explorers working on helping you discover your world.

We take our time with each new map because we want it to be perfect. For the research we collaborate with experts in their field who know all the best spots for their activity and once that’s done, it’s up to the illustrator to bring it to life. 

Lars is the OG!

Lars has illustrated most of our maps, from his studio in Cologne and on location in Bali - he has hand-drawn every bit of the maps he illustrated, old school with pencil and paper!

Materials & Production

All our products are made in the EU using highest quality materials with eco standards - we want you to make memories with our products and cherish them for a long time.

With some of our supply partners we've worked for 10+ years, from our renowned printing company, to the packaging partner employing people with disabilities, both in the heart of Berlin.  

Find out more about our materials here.

Meet our Team

SIMON has a clinical case of wanderlust - lucky for him he works in the world map business.

KATHARINA it taking care of operations including order management and stock administrations.

LUANA is taking care of organic marketing, B2B, partnerships and our Instagram. Reach out at

MIHAELA takes care of our paid marketing, all things analytics, as well as web development and coding.

SARA handles our orders and customer support. She speaks 5 languages fluently and will answer all questions you might have.

TIMO, the tech superstar and LARS, our awesome illustrator. With us since day 1 - truly the guys who made it happen.

We hope you love our maps as much as we do. We’re always interested in hearing about your experiences with them, any feedback, or maps you’d like to see us make!

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