Glasgow: locals vs wayfinders

Its always interesting when a hand drawn map pops up of an area that you recognise. At AIG we use these hand drawn maps as a key part of early research into a city, it helps to explain the day to day experiences of pedestrians, whether locals or visitors.

Hand drawn map of glasgow

This map was spotted on Hand Drawn Maps blog (which is worth a visit if you’re into this kind of thing) and hopefully reproduction is ok with them. Go visit their site. I thoguht it might be interesting to show it along side the same section of Glasgow map from the AIG / Glasgow Council scheme:

Glasgow Map