Map Mania - Ideas of Effective Map Designs (Japanese only, mostly visual)
This book compiles a selection of visually inspiring maps. From simple maps showing the location of a shop to detailed maps for tourists, this book presents an array of different map designs. It is a great reference book for anyone who needs to create or design maps. Not only cartographers, but also graphic designers, web designers, researchers, or journalists have occasions to create maps and they are constantly searching for ways to improve their skills.