You would be very hard pressed to find anyone in geospatial who hasn't spent time gazing at
JRR Tolkien's maps of Middle Earth, the setting for his much-loved The Hobbit
and The Lord of the Rings
The unique cartographic style is a delightful detail that helps bring the stories to life.
In this episode Ed has the pleasure of speaking with Dan Bell
, an artist who spends his days
drawing maps in the Middle Earth style. We discuss Dan's work, how he landed in this unique niche, the
artistic process he follows, and then also the aspects of running a map making business.
The Geomob podcast is hosted by
, co-founder of
We discuss themes from the geo industry, interview Geomob speakers, and
provide regular updates about our own projects. We publish a new episode every week.