Tactile Maps by Emily Fischer who researches digital information such as open source mapping to find a density of data that conforms to "Amish rules of quilting". Each resultant quilt is a tactile map.
NYC -- Map Stack | Stamen Design Map→Image is a utility to help you create an image from an area on a map built by Stamen Design, up to 2,000 x 2,000 pixels. It is part of CityTracking, a two-year project (2010-2012) to change the way people view, talk about, utilize digital city services, and kindly funded by the Knight Foundation. You can download or fork the (open) source code on Github.