We've all seen cartography as a worldly way to embellish walls in catalogs, magazines and on the interwebs. But in this Apartment Therapy roundup, we spotted two unusual examples of maps as decor. In this bedroom by ELLE DECOR-approved interior designer Steven Gambrel, depictions of coastlines serve as striking wallpaper, adding a nautical vibe to the space. Better yet are the road maps (shown below), which are inset into kitchen cabinets. The charts bring whimsy while sprucing up bland wood cupboards.
Two New Ways To Decorate With Maps
By Helen Yun
Interior designer Laurel Feldman opens up the doors of her elegant, yet cozy house in Highland Park. Here, she shares some pointers on sprucing up your home with unconventional furniture pairings, rustic barn siding and a Parisian door, which she pressed into service as a window. (Published Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011)
Updated at 1:37 PM PDT on Friday, Apr 27, 2012