Industry Experience

Publishing & Media

Education

Working closely with publishers, editors, and authors, we develop maps that deliver tailored geographic content to every student level—elementary, high school, and post-secondary. Our award-winning custom designs coordinate with and enhance the look of any book, website, mobile application, or interactive module.

     

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Program planning for large projects to ensure best use of budgets
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Source map acquisition
  • Ancillary product development and authoring
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Language translation capabilities

Magazine

As a leading supplier of maps and graphics to the magazine industry, we work closely with art directors and editors to design maps that integrate with the magazine’s unique look and enhance essential story information. Our maps have appeared in many premier national magazines, including National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, and Fortune.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Quick turnaround times to meet demanding deadlines
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Geographic and geologic illustrations
  • Map series and atlas design and production

Biblical

We have extensive experience working with publishers, editors, and authors to help bring the Bible to life. We can transfer an author’s vision onto the page by providing readers with an important visual reference from which to study locations within this ancient text. Our custom designs coordinate with and enhance the look of any faith-based book, website, mobile application or interactive module.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Source map acquisition
  • Large program planning to ensure best use of budgets

Consulting

Boundary Litigation

International Mapping is recognized as a world leader in illustrating legal cases involving international boundary disputes. Our staff has been active in both land and maritime boundary litigation for more than 30 years—offering clients a full suite of services from primary source map acquisition to the creation of highly sophisticated maps for all phases of boundary litigation. Our maps have served as essential components for cases appearing before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

  • Research and compilation services
  • Source map acquisition
  • Case review and graphic illustration recommendations
  • Interpretation of cartographic provisions of UNCLOS-III (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea)
  • Custom static and interactive mapping content
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • GIS services
  • Aerial photo and satellite imagery interpretation and analysis
  • On-site cartographic support during oral presentations

Oil & Gas Exploration

International Mapping has created an extensive in-house database of current international maritime boundaries and multi-lateral development zones which enables us to quickly consult with clients on the fundamental question of “who owns the continental shelf?” Our maritime experts can provide an in-depth geographic interpretation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS-III) to shed light on a coastal state’s maritime entitlements. We can also assess risks associated with oil and gas concessions in areas where neighboring states may have overlapping maritime claims.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, television, and mobile)
  • Graphic illustrations and animation production
  • Research and compilation services
  • Source map acquisition
  • Language translation capabilities
  • GIS services
  • Aerial photo and satellite imagery interpretation and analysis

Government

Federal

As GSA Schedule contractors, we’re prepared to handle both the administrative and product delivery requirements of working with federal entities including the U.S. Department of Energy, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Forest Service, and the National Park Service. We bring design excellence and efficient production workflows to all our projects under our Geographic Information Services (GIS) schedule.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • GSA Schedule in place
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Large program planning to ensure best use of budgets
  • GIS services
  • 3-D physical terrain models

State

State Govt

As a single-source provider, we do it all—from creating printed page layouts to developing interactive mapping applications. Our cartographers compile complex state-level digital datasets to produce compelling maps that highlight tourism, transportation, events, and development.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Project management to ensure effective cost control
  • Tourism, transportation, and event mapping
  • GIS services
  • 3-D physical terrain models

Local

To help local entities reach their constituents and visitors, we deliver comprehensive county- and city-level mapping. Our award-winning designs enhance the essential information provided by park commissions, transportation departments, economic development offices, and tourism bureaus. We update and compile complex street-level datasets. We can produce a wide variety of mapping products—from printed pages to interactive mapping experiences.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Project management to ensure effective cost control
  • Tourism, transportation, and local event mapping
  • 3-D physical terrain models
  • Destination content authoring

Transportation

International Mapping works closely with corporations and local agencies to create public transit maps and private transportation service maps. Our maps enhance relevant information while showcase creative design that will coordinate with other marketing materials. As a single-source provider, we cover the entire map development process—from page layouts, design templates, and map compilation to editing, indexing, updating, printing and interactive file formatting.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Project management to ensure effective cost control
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • GIS services
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Source map acquisition

Corporate & Hospitality

Retail

Retail

To help retail clients increase sales and drive traffic to their website and brick-and-mortar locations, we work to identify unique ways to use maps and other geographic tools including interactive web applications, videos, printed promotional premiums, location-based marketing graphics (directories, posters, locator maps), and stand-alone geographic products.

  • Market planning using GIS software
  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Mobile application development
  • Source map acquisition
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Directory development
  • Locator map development
  • Pre-press, press check and print brokering services
  • Interactive maps using Google and Bing APIs
  • Research and compilation services

Restaurants

Restaurants want to build relationships with their target consumers. To assist them, we use a series of geographic tools crossing all types of media to enhance their marketing strategy. Printed market maps, mobile apps, interactive web-based applications, and market location consultation all help restaurateurs plan where their next franchise should be and direct customers to that location.

  • Mobile application development
  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Directory development
  • Locator map development for print, web, and direct mail
  • Pre-press, press check and print brokering services
  • Interactive maps using Google and Bing APIs
  • Market planning using GIS software

Hotels

Hotels

By implementing geographic tools in multiple media, we can help hospitality clients enhance their marketing message and build loyalty among guests. These tools can be directed at consumers before, during, and after their hotel stay. Techniques include print locator maps, mobile applications, and interactive web-based applications In addition, we provide market location consultation to help plan for expansion.

  • Market planning using GIS software
  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Research and compilation services
  • Source map acquisition
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Directory development
  • Locator map development for print, web, and direct mail
  • Pre-press, press check and print brokering services
  • Mobile application development
  • Destination content authoring
  • Promotional products and related graphics
  • Interactive maps using Google and Bing APIs

Ad Agencies

When ad agencies need to convey a client’s geographic presence, many look to us to provide custom mapping support and enhance marketing efforts across all media. This support includes map illustrations, mobile applications, and even geographic animations to help drive traffic to brick-and-mortar locations and e-commerce websites.

  • Market planning using GIS software
  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Mapping support for all types of marketing campaigns including promotional products
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Mobile application development
  • Pre-press, press check and print brokering services
  • Directory development
  • Locator map development
  • Destination content authoring
  • Interactive maps using Google and Bing APIs

Commercial Real Estate

Whether it’s selling or leasing, we work closely with commercial real estate agents to help  close the deal. We compile real estate location and base map data to create compelling market maps that highlight building locations and accessibility to nearby transportation and amenities. We specialize in 3-D building renderings that make properties pop, as well as maps for print, web, and even real-time mobile applications. What’s more, our designs can seamlessly integrate with the look and feel of any marketing strategy.

  • Project management for large map programs to ensure effective cost control
  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, video, and mobile)
  • Mapping support for all types of marketing campaigns including promotional products
  • Graphic illustrations and animations to highlight real estate information
  • Modeling and rendering of 2-D and 3-D buildings
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Pre-press, press check and print brokering services
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file distribution
  • Interactive internet maps using Google and Bing APIs

Travel & Leisure

Parks & Outdoor Recreation

To bring outdoor locations to life, we use shaded relief maps and 3-D perspective models to illustrate parks, trails, bike paths, campgrounds, wineries, and other recreation destinations. Our award-winning designs not only highlight the unique features of natural and historic landscapes, but also enhance the user’s experience by showing related sites, activities, services, amenities, and community resources. We are also proud to partner with Solid Terrain Modeling, Inc. to produce breathtaking 3-D physical terrain models now seen in many national parks and visitor centers across the country.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, kiosk, video, and mobile)
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Source map acquisition
  • Promotional products and related graphics
  • Trail guides
  • 3-D physical terrain models
  • Interactive maps using Google and Bing APIs

Museums & Visitor Centers

International Mapping works closely with museum curators and visitor center directors across the country to help them develop interpretive maps and related materials to enhance geographic exhibits, ranging from terrain models and fiber-optic displays to interactive maps and printed wall displays and murals. Some of our clients include the Smithsonian Institution, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Kansas City Museum of Art.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, kiosk, video, and mobile)
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Source map acquisition
  • Promotional products and related graphics
  • 3-D physical terrain models
  • Movie development (maps, audio, text, photos)
  • Display development including fiber-optics, physical models, and video monitors

Documentary Film Makers

Storytelling is an art. Filmmakers and exhibit companies have been enlisting our design sensibilities and mapmaking expertise for years to help portray the geographic aspects of a dramatic story with map stills, animations, text, animated graphics, audio, and area or path flyovers.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, kiosk, video, and mobile)
  • Movie development (maps, audio, text, photos)
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • Storyboarding services
  • Voice-over services
  • Language translation capabilities
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Graphic illustrations and animations
  • Source map acquisition
  • Historical designs to match any period of time

Convention and Visitor Bureaus & Chambers of Commerce

Education

Using destination-related graphics, we help local organizations boost tourism traffic to member destinations. As a single-source provider, we can provide clients with a full range of cartographic services,  including the development of printed maps, travel guides, mobile applications, and interactive web experiences.

  • Custom static and interactive mapping content for all media (print, web, kiosk, video, and mobile)
  • Research, compilation and editorial services
  • Creative graphic design capabilities in 2-D and 3-D
  • New media planning to ensure flexible map and graphic file format deliveries
  • Large program planning to ensure best use of budgets
  • Tourism, transportation, and local event mapping
  • Interactive maps using Google and Bing APIs