Whats Where in the World?

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014

Encompass Graphics recently received a complimentary copy of Whats Where in the World ? published by Dorling Kindersley. The book is a rather unique visual encyclopaedia that sets out to explore our world through 75 dynamic 3d maps. Diverse topics on geography, nature, people, history, arts and entertainment as well as science and technology are all covered. Many of ...

Book Machine Brighton

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013

We were recently asked to blog about a networking event in Brighton that we attended that was sponsored by CompletelyNovel.com Book Machine is global event that takes place in New York, Toronto, Oxford, London and Brighton. Its a chance for bods in the publishing industry to get together to discuss digital and printed book ideas ...

Encompass Graphics attend ESRI User Conference

Posted by on May 29, 2013

On Tuesday 21st May Encompass Graphics attended the ESRI UK Annual User Conference in London. Over 1000 delegates filled the NovoWest Hotel in Hammersmith keen to hear about the latest ArcGIS developments and attend numerous mapping case studies from public and private sector businesses that have adopted GIS as part of their working practices. The ...

World War One infographics

Posted by on May 8, 2013

Recently stumbled upon a fantastic set of World War One infographics published by The Guardian during the Great War. Of course these were produced in the days when infographics had fusty old names such as ‘maps’ and ‘diagrams’. View the ‘infographics’ here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/gallery/2013/apr/12/first-world-war-infographics#/?picture=406841747&index=4  

Great Cartographers. First in an occasional series: JOHN SPEED.

Posted by on May 8, 2013

John Speed is England’s most famous cartographer. Born in Cheshire in 1552, Speed started his working life as a tailor, however his interest in history and association with the Society of Antiquities led him to cartography after Sir Fulk Grevil secured him an allowance to focus on his research. In 1612 Speed published a Comprehensive ...

Cruel Crossing by Edward Stourton

Posted by on May 8, 2013

Just received a copy of ‘Cruel Crossing’ by Edward Stourton for which Encompass Graphics were asked to take on the cartography. The book tells the story of the men and women who ran the escape lines across the Pyrenees during World War Two. Encompass created two maps for the book. One map illustrates the escape ...

Welcome to the Encompass Graphics blog

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012

So after a number of months in development, the all new Encompass Graphics website is finally ‘live’. Highlighting our cartography, GIS, book packaging, motion graphics, infographics and general publishing skills set, we hope you like it. Its the fourth incarnation since 2000 and  having switched over to WordPress from Flash, we’ve retained the portfolio aspect and ...

A mapping post

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012

We’re intrigued to find out which maps have been chosen in the Atlas of Design. And indeed when its to be published……………. Check it out the latest at http://atlasofdesign.org/