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Bucketlistmap: Putting the Awesome Back in Maps

A project in Berlin, Germany by Simon Schuetz

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Worldmaps used to be awesome and inspiring. Now they're boring. We're fixing that with bucketlistmap - a map of everyone's bucket list!
Backers: 1193
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $56,332 of $8,000
Dates: Jun 4th -> Jul 4th (30 days)
Project By: Simon Schuetz
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Latest News

20 hours to go - what happens next?

July 3rd - via:
Hello Backers! You've heard a lot from us in the past few days, but today's another important one. In just 20 hours, this journey ends - and the real work begins! We want to thank everyone once again for your support and incredible enthusiasm... (Read More)

Almost there, 3 days to go!

July 1st - via:
Hi Backers! With 3 days left to the campaign, we wanted to talk a little bit about why we love making maps so much, and why the bucketlistmap really is a matter of the heart for us. When we finished our first world map - the surftripmap, which... (Read More)

Last Stretch Goal: Free Blank Maps for Everyone!

June 25th - via:
Hey Backers, Thanks to your enthusiasm and love of creative cartography, we've reached 500% of our initial goal, gotten well over 100 comments, and read hundreds of emails with suggestions for bucket list destinations. Maybe the most common question... (Read More)

Bucketlistmap makes exploring the world more fun

June 20th - via:
Berlin-based Simon Schuetz has created the Bucketlistmap with a fairly ambitious vow to to make maps awesome again. Essentially, it’s a range of colorful illustrated maps that feature the best sights, smells, sounds, eats and to-dos — such as base jumping into the world’s deepest cave — sorted by adventure themes such as surf trips, snow trips and football. (Read More)

Bucketlistmap: Putting the Awesome Back in Maps (Kickstarter)

June 19th - via:
Putting the awesome back in maps. That's what Simon Schuetz and his pals are doing. They are releasing a series of huge themed world maps. These are illustrated to contain information like surfing locations, snow trips and football. (Read More)

Bucketlistmap Kickstarter project from Awesome Maps

June 18th - via:
Simon Schuetz of Awesome Maps recently started a Kickstarter project to fund his latest map: Bucketlistmap. They already have done 3 maps already: surftripmap, snowtripmap, and footballmap. Now they are working on their latest map which will contain “all the amazing things that you can see and do on this planet”. The map is drawn by their German cartographer, Lars and has already surpassed their initial goal of $8,000 and is now into the $32,000+ zone. Nuts! (Read More)


June 17th - via:
Simon Schuetz is on a mission to make maps awesome again. Personally, I didn't think maps ever stopped being awesome, but I like his style. He's well exceeded funding on his Kickstarter campaign for The Bucketlistmap, a graphic design project to make a collective map of all the bucketlist items around the world. (Read More)

Help Bearded Germans with Their Bucketlist Map

June 17th - via:
This kickstarter project by German bearded cartographers Simon Schuetz and Lars Sieffert seeks funding to create a global map shows the world's bucketlist locations. (Read More)

Thank You Video & All About The Scratch Version

June 14th - via:
The Last Days Have Been Incredible! You being so awesome makes this one of the most successful poster projects ever, with a lively discussion and an incredible amount of suggestions and enthusiasm. We want to take a moment to mention how grateful... (Read More)

This Bucketlistmap Will Include All Your Favorite Spots in the World

June 14th - via:
As avid travelers and surfing fanatics, we returned from a surf trip through Europe in 2009 to find something disappointing: we wanted to plot our trip on a map, but no map lived up to the awesomeness of our experiences. So, we decided to make one ourselves. We've always been fascinated with cartography, and we started Awesome Maps because we wanted to revive the art of mapmaking to capture the imagination and the desire to explore the lives and worlds of others. (Read More)

Awesome Maps: Simon Schuetz's Kickstarter project is "bucket list" world map.

June 13th - via:
Schuetz’s startup, called Awesome Maps, wears its irreverent approach on its t-shirt sleeve. The motto: “We’re German, we’ve got beards, and we’re making maps awesome again.” They are—and so are a lot of other people. It’s a glorious time to be a geography buff. (Read More)

New Rewards and Another Stretch Goal

June 11th - via:
THE NEXT STRETCH GOALThere's something we've always wanted to do with one of our maps, and if we reach 19.000 USD we'll be able to add it as a reward. We want to introduce our very first scratch-map! This means we'll add an extra layer of... (Read More)

One Stretch Goal Down!

June 7th - via:
Sorry to keep spamming you - but you're the reason we keep blowing through milestones left and right! We've reached (and passed) 10.000 USD. In just 3 days. Unbelievable! For our 10.000 stretch goal, we'll be including a set of spiffy brass paper... (Read More)

We Shot the Moon!

June 6th - via:
You guys have made our last 48 hours awesome, and we've officially rocketed past our goal within 48 hours of launching the project! We want to give a shout out to OMGPosters, one of our favorite Poster Blogs, who have dubbed us "A Pretty Great... (Read More)

Crowdfunding für die Bucketlistmap, eine Map mit den besten Reisezielen der Welt

June 6th - via:
Wer wollte nicht schonmal eine Landkarte kaufen, und darauf die Orte markieren, die er oder sie schon bereist hat. (Read More)

Bucketlist Map – A Pretty Great Kickstarter Project

June 5th - via:
I rarely post Kickstarter projects, but I really like this one. Simon from Worldmaps is in the process of creating a brand new, illustrated world map, the Bucketlist Map. It will feature some of Earth’s greatest highlights, all drawn by hand. For $35, you get a copy (22″ x 38″ on heavy paper) of the print, and there a bunch of other levels. (Read More)

Halfway There - Let's Do This

June 4th - via:
Hi Everybody! Today was an awesome day at Awesome Maps, and we wanted to keep you in the loop! We've reached more than 50% of our goal within the first 10 hours of going live - woohoo! We're featured as a Staff Pick by Kickstarter - awesome! We've... (Read More)

Map out your life goals with the Bucketlistmap

June 4th - via:
Cartography might not be the most popular hobby in 2013, but the group of bearded Germans behind Awesome Maps is working to change that, one map at a time. The group has already created maps that highlight the best places to ski and snowboard, surf, watch football, and explore the West Coast, but they are now seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter for their most ambitious map yet: the Bucketlistmap. (Read More)

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