Lunar maps and star charts provide beautiful source material for this hypnotic, swirling, graphic montage. The image was created specifically for our 2007 seasonal greetings card to mark the festive period without cliché. We often use vintage cartography in our artworks and are always searching to uncover hidden gems. Astrological maps are often among the most fascinating and exquisite examples of the craft of mapmaking. A few of our favourite samples are shown above, covering a range of styles from precise technical plans to expertly airbrushed illustrations.