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Vlad Gerasimov · 12 July 2007
This planet looks strangely familiar... But something has changed... Hmm :-) As usual, Adobe Photoshop only.
UPDATE: for simplier version of this wallpaper without any text, see next wallpaper!
Matthew Avery · long agoum. awesome.
Misha · long agoThe Funniest till now!!!
Radek Matěj · long agoIt's very illusive, I can't stop staring at it. Nice work.
fox · long agowise
Stefko · long agoOMG! Where do you get those ideas? Does it rain ideas in your town?
Anton · long agosuperr!!!!
Lilly · long agoHm...This work is unusual, but looks prettily! Thanks, Vlad
tsirko · long agowow,wow,wow! this just perfect! it looks so epic! :P imaging the earth like this! love your imagination!
now again wow! wow! wow!
LucasDT · long agoUNO DE LOS MAS CREATIVOS QUE TE VI HACER, EXCELENTE!!!
Peter Kahoun · long agoOh yes, this is one of the wallpapers, because of them I hide all the icons from desktop!
Ashwin Narasimhan · long agoThis looks nice, and probably will be what happens if global warming doesn't stop.
Life Seeker · long agoSTUNNING!
darthvinyll · long agogreat stuff!
Gaby · long agoIncreible, tan bueno como todo lo que normalmente haces, pero definitivamente esta es una idea super diferente y original.
Priscila · long agoThis is awsome! Really creative, as always.
Leslie · long agoOoh! Love this!!! As a geographer by trade, this rocks my world!!
p0p0p · long agolol xDDDD
Sebastian · long agoMan! I cant stop staring at it! Awsome dude! Your imagination knows no limits.
JGB · long agoNice!
Dusan · long agoyou're the man! truly amazing
Jean Paul · long agoExcelente! muy ingenioso!!!
Appleboy · long agoA Masterpiece....
Clever! · long agoIt took me a minute to figure it out. DUH! But I love it. Neat idea, as usual. :)
judith · long agoyour productionrate is amazing! This is yet another stunning one. thanks again for the continuing surprises in my mailbox!
Emily · long agoLooooooooove it!
lisa · long agoso intriguing
bridget · long agoLOVE this wallpaper -i'm using it right now ;) i think it'd be SO awesome if it was colorful - greens and browns etc. on the "land" and blues for the oceans and seas ;)
always love your stuff - keep it coming!!!
dhamar · long agowhere's Indonesia my big beloved country? i can't find it!!!!!
Ncoats · long agoVery impressive, as usual.
SacrificialS · long agoAwesome!
doli · long agoexcellent~ I love it
feng shaun · long agosimply amazing. So much details which is good.
gareth · long agoi am not at all pleased with this image you have completely left off new zealand which is next to australia you if you are going to do an image like this you should at least put all the countries on it!
divya · long agoView of earth from Vlad eyes.what can be better than this.
Amazing Job.Simply loved it.thanks
Phlebas · long agoGreat skewed view of the world. Love it....and remember it's art not an atlas!
derya · long agoi envy your imagination
jimmy · long agoyou forgot to put new zealand on the map what a insult!
Vlad Gerasimov · long agoGareth, Jimmy - I guess you talk about standard sizes of wallpaper, 800x600 - 1600x1200, in fact, New Zealand is there but only in widescreen versions! I did not notice it was cropped. I will try to fix it soon.
Cynthia · long agoAwesome! Stunning!
kacenka · long agoawesome!!!!
ribbot · long agoi am kinda confused
Paul · long agoWhat a great and unique way to look at our tiny planet! Thanks!
Sergio Alejandro Sotomayor Esqui · long agoMAGNIFICO!!!! AWESOME!!! TR?S BIEN!!! :D
Vlad Gheorghiu · long agoVery interesting idea. I don't see something like this often.
Christopher Barr · long agoPeople… take it easy. It is the initial impression [first second or two] that separates great art from the not so great art. Anything [art, music, sculptures et cetera] can be trashed by insecure egos. Did you like this piece the instant you saw it? If so, then it is great art. Allow the cartographers include New Zealand. Incidenatally, I'm a sailor. I love New Zealand.
Christopher Barr · long agoNew Zealanders- You should first be upset at all of the traitors that kept the America's Cup in land locked Switzerland. After you win back the cup, you can complain about Vlad's exclusion of you on his map!!
blah blah blah · long agoyou forgot Okeechobee island in the floridian section of the united ocean.
Justin · long agoI think that is an amazing concept.
Krysthian · long agoLa verdad que me encantó!!!
A mi me parece que sí, le llueven ideas!!! XD!!!
Dima · long agonice
Dr. Andrew Mossberg · long agoCreative and well-done! Well executed too!
Balin leSavage · long agoExcellent. I really like this one. Your site redesign is beautiful too.
Luke · long agoWhat the heck is an 'United Ocean'. Surely you mean the Americas Ocean?
Alaalas · long agoWould that be the Hawaiian Pits? Contrary is okay, but should be a bit more sardonic, no? We do cook pigs in pits, but the whole thing just isn't sarcastic enough.
Deufon · long agoand chilean Sea ??
Mike · long agoYou're missing the iPhone Screen Size for the mobile!
Spell Checker · long agoSouth Pacific Kindgom?
Oakman · long agowhere is the rest of the world? You aint showing it all.
th_k · long agoExcellent concept, and while I get the "inverted world" thing, I don't get why the cardinal directions are also inverted. This doesn't keep me from liking it tons.
Benson · long agoGood picture~
But, where those river & mountain inversed from?
I think after inverted, the highest mountain is in Philippine kingdom.
trinest · long agowheres atlantus
Matt · long agoWhere's New Zealand??
Vlad Gerasimov · long agoHi all! Answering popular question about New Zealand :-) I initially designed this wallpaper in wide-screen size (16:9), and when I saved standard sizes (4:3) New Zealand has been cropped, so it is now avialable for registered users only :-) I am playing with my Photoshop file now to make resize things and make New Zealand fit into 4:3 screens, but I dont like results so far. Thanks again!
Maldivian · long agolol at least my home maldives is seen
i am no bizarro · long agothis is just like the exact idea for the bizarro world for the all star superman issue in which that cubed.world appeared in it on the background, i think it's number seven.
i am no telling lies.
fooman · long agohaha, very creative. although, mediterranean is a funny name for a piece of land between two bodies of water :)
nidnarg · long agoThis is brilliant!
jeromeee · long agothe world looks so much better like this.. in my opinion..
European · long agoWhere did europe go!?
Jeff · long agoIf you have your compass in the lower right hand corner reversed, then why is the "North Atlantic Kingdom" now located south of the "South Atlantic Kingdom"??
Arun Sivanandan · long agoCool, great idea ...
If the world was like this, shipping would not have been a big industry :)
Typos · long agoyeah even i like the fact that Maldives is there on the map...really nice...apparently he has a DUAL monitor version of this...maybe he's got the missing things on that one...cheers all !!
N S Sharada Prasad · long agoTopsy turvy world
Luke B · long agoWhy is New Zealand never on the map?
howdy · long agono european ocean? ..you missed the center of the world dude! other than that - nice work!
inDIGGnation · long agoyawn.
grrlwonder · long agothat's awesome. great work!
Pablo · long agoThis is an insult for the Latin American people. Besides Brazil, there are many more countries in South America (Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay just to name a few.)
Why do all the "oceans" are called like former continents and "South America Ocean" is called like a country?.
This is just an insult.
kidooo · long agoi like 'mexico land'.
very accurate and informative.
Hanna · long agoPoor work.
Vlad Olteanu · long agoThis is genius! Truly, one of your best ideas yet... I've been a fan of your work for two years now, but this is truly amazing :)
CONGRATS! May that you always remain this wise and skilled!
Pace · long agoGeologically impossible, tut.
AD69 · long agoFake
geo · long agoWhere are the Hawaiian Great Lakes?
Josue · long agoawesome. my eyes are having a hard time inverting reality to surrealism imagination. when i focus on the creative image my eyes twitch and irritate only to return to a normal state.
someone help me... ARRGHH !
great design =)
huahua · long agoJeff:
If you have your compass in the lower right hand corner reversed, then why is the "North Atlantic Kingdom" now located south of the "South Atlantic Kingdom"??
right, the "north arrow" points downward, so the south atlantic kindom should be in the upper side of the north A....K.....
Irvan · long agosalute. btw, where is Indonesia ? so small.
paru · long agovald's work, to me, is always sowething different to me; everytime with a different taste of fascination
Robert Carlier · long agoFantastic! I don't know why but this reminds me of 'The Island Crimea'
Vasilii Pavlovich Aksenov's book.
All the best,
Toph · long agoBad.
woonie · long agoI tried visualizing a world where people live in the sea, while travelling on land was not possible until some sort of technological advancement came about.
Bingo · long agoCool wallpaper, but there's a typo in "South Pacific Kingdom". The "g" and "d" of kingdom are inverted!
javier · long agoMagestuosamente espectacular,felicitaciones
Beth · long agoThis is really cool. Reminds me of Middle Earth. One thing, though. English Lake is actually written next to Scotland and Ireland. England can't be used interchangeably for any part of the British mainland. Sorry, but I'm Scottish and it gets to us. >.
Maria · long agothat is wild. . . . . . . but that just looks weird. . . .no big oceans. . . . hmm. . . .
good thing i can swim!!!! XD
David · long agoGreat! But...WHERE'S AUSTRALIA?????? :(
David · long agoNevermind, found it...me so stupid :).
Jamin · long agoThis is, by far, the most amazing wallpaper you've created... I've had more impressed comments in the last few days about my desktop than in my whole life of using a computer... You Rock!
dhamar · long agohey vlad, a very controversial wallpaper,huh?!!
you've replied some question about New Zealand. why are you ignoring about mine? where's Indonesia? i can see that you've drawn Indonesia, but you didn't write it. in fact, you write down phillipine kingdom and taiwan Lake which are much smaLLer than Indonesia.
need your explanation.
Mike Ley · long agoI love this wallpaper, but is there any way you could make it exactly the same, just not inverted? (essentially a normal earth that looks as sleek)
zha chuanxin · long agoCool! good job
Chiemisa · long agoI think this is a very interesting concept! I really like it, despite what some others seem to think.
daviddddd · long agoThat looks awesome..haha
Ribbot · long agoOh! its opposites,K!
Ludmila · long agoIs this antypodes?
ilgattopunx · long agoi guess, as an argie, i can complain too for calling the whole south cone "brazilian"...
imho, you should've used made up names, it's awkward to see just some of the "real" names.
specially having in mind that brazil beat us in the last america cup :(
kudos to your imagination, nevertheless ;)
Leonardo · long agoMuito bom.... é o que o aquecimento global vai causar! estarei em breve nadando no oceano brasileiro ;)
Parabéns pelo trabalho!
Bora P · long agoCool Work. :)
ACE · long agohaha! I like it!!!
Mattias · long agoReally nice! What is the unnamed city on the left with the church(?) drawing next to it?
gjakova · long agosuper dishka a
Tom · long agoCleverrrrrr I like it
Ivica · long agoMagic World!!!
3und · long agoGive China Back! Seriously
ANGIE · long agoYO SOY MUY INTELIGENTE
MICO · long agoHoOooO.........if it is being
Where is my country
Very creative idea... but... A p · long agoVery nice work.. But I came here to comment about the South/North Kingdoms and Oceans... :) :D
Maybe they need to release a 1.1 version of the Map.. :D
P.S.: Excellent idea this 'Inverted Planet'
arabek · long agoالصورة جميلة
LobsterMan · long agoThis is one cool wallpaper
asian boy · long agoa piece of talent
DARK · long agoNice...that was cool
hiutopor · long agoHi
Very interesting information! Thanks!
Jay-jay Delos Reyes · long agowow!!! i LOVE it!~
ohhh, thats where am from, PHILIPPINE KINGDOM!!! hehehe
nice work vlad!
rachit · long agoit's great to see the world map
tt · long agoNew Zealand always gets left out
Fixi · long agoSweet.
maurice bourget · long agoThought of Atlantis that would of made it possible to drive to London from Montreal or the othe way on four Good Year tires. In a couple of thousand years maybe. WE'LL HAVE TO GO BY BOAT TILL THEN!
HQ · long agoI love this wallpaper. It's such a creative idea and is very well done!!
Alfa.Alex · long ago[Italiano] Fico !
Danny Boy · long agoI love the style this is done in. Please do a tutorial for it!
princess-uae · long agothis need more work ..
i didn't like ..
George Mariot · long agoBrilliant idea !!
sanu · long agoThis is not very interesting this is easy to creat.
Naz · long agoAmazingly creative and awesome!!
rakzo · long agoBueno eh leido a un tio llorando porque no le pusieron a Nueva Zelanda, bueno si no salio Centroamerica ni algo similar, pues bueno que se le hará hasta mucho con apreciar el excelente trabajo de Vlad.
gerxrdo · long agosweet!
person · long agoCould you make a non-inversed version?
Squeazer · long agoSo funny, Great stuf man
carrillogil · long agome kede con la boca abierta
Alinka · 5 January 2008That's fantatic, brillant idea)))
W!!RU$$ · 16 January 2008Great idea Vlad!
steve kelly · 23 January 2008very interesting
ilker · 24 January 2008lets change the world as in that map! lol...Great job!
ali si fila · 27 January 2008very imaginative ... well done
Your Face · 28 January 2008Wow!! Very Imaginative!!
Elias · 29 January 2008Ya me habian surgido ideas asi antes pero no de esta forma. Dios te dio la capacidad de plasmar tus ideas en creativos wallpapers para la comunidad internauta.¡¡¡APROVECHALA BIEN PIBE!!!
evian · 10 February 2008looks good~
tripleX · 11 February 2008For my country: The Netherlands there will be not much difference. At the moment we live about 7 meters under sealevel, so on your map we should live on land also! In The Upperlands.
Jennifer Starr · 12 February 2008I love this wallpaper, but the dual screen version for my resolution cuts off Arcticland and the Antartic Ocean. Boo!!
Reginald · 13 February 2008This would be interesting.
ahoo · 16 February 2008a very great idea well done to the illustrator
ignaki · 26 February 2008Zazpiak Bat
mounkid · 29 February 2008i am from algeria hi
firstname.lastname@example.org · 4 March 2008manyak resim yani
kimura · 5 March 2008good
Chris · 6 March 2008Nice work! I made sketched of this sort of idea too, and now matter how you look at it or color it, it messes with your head because it's hard to forget the shapes as being the real world map.
The world as 71% land... imagine the salinity of the water.
Jonstrup · 9 March 2008Nice - but how do I download one..?
Shi · 16 March 2008Want to try it
selvi · 20 March 2008Awesome, Interesting!!!!
Devakumar · 25 March 2008good
A.J. · 26 March 2008Kingdom is misspelled in the lower left corner... it says... kindgom.
Vlad Gerasimov · 26 March 2008A.J.: Thanks, I fixed it!
somayeh · 31 March 2008very funy wallpaper ! thanks
Francois · 2 April 2008Simply wonderful! I have been using it as my wallpaper for a few days now and I love it... THANKS
Matthew · 2 April 2008Well done being featured on National Geographic's website!
Karina · 15 April 2008you are amazing!
keep up the great work =)
Bob · 17 April 2008great idea. thanks!
Bharadwaj · 25 April 2008Excellent! this just perfect! it looks so Epic world!
Maximillian · 28 April 2008Heh. Pretty cool!
n3k · 12 May 2008Awesome :o
anohita · 15 May 2008what a cool vlad !!!! awesome man!!
Pau! · 16 May 2008I LOVE this one!
beautiful and funny
DeeJay.blog.hr · 16 May 2008B.I.G. T.H.I.N.G.!
Yun Taewon · 12 June 2008음 베리 나이스!!
Esta · 19 June 2008makes me want to jump on the plane and travel all around the world right now ^ ^
macmarcus · 26 June 2008very nice!
Ghalebi · 29 June 2008The inverse idea is Awsome !
MADAWESOME! · 7 July 2008MAD!! THANKS VLAD
YOUR PICTURES ARE AWESOME!!
jotbe · 14 July 2008jojaa.... muy creativo!!
MHossain · 28 July 2008Beautiful!! Nice!! Super!!
Borno · 1 August 2008You are probably the most Creative Artist i've ever seen. Your an inspiration to all us amateur artists out here. Keep up the truly extraordinary work.
Sonia · 8 August 2008Great job! Thanks a lot!
CmdrB · 12 August 2008OMG! I need to try this map in Civilization IV!
Tony · 16 August 2008Will this be made available as a poster? Please send a link.
dee's · 27 August 2008nice work..
Pisu · 31 August 2008I'm using this wallpaper for months, on my Ubuntu desktop, and is amazing! Great idea and even more great graphic work!
AstonM · 9 September 2008Класс!!!
Unknown · 14 September 2008Yet again, a flawless piece of Art-Put together with a STUNNING imagination
Esther T. · 2 October 2008Your creativity is astounding and the art produced stunning! Will have to clean up my icons or hide them.
M · 7 October 2008That was a GENIUS idea. Just GENIUS!!
james lu · 2 November 2008very nice
Matt · 12 November 2008Very clever.
Reetu · 15 November 2008Only one word I have for it ..its awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
matt: · 17 November 2008only one word have for it ..its awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!! merci ne pas suprimé SVP
ashnono · 17 November 2008unbelivebely awesome
Simon Raven · 27 November 2008Oh man, that's trippy, and funny. Very cool :).
nice girl · 7 December 2008this is awsome very smart very cooolll
cool girl · 7 December 2008very cool and smart i can not stop looking at it awsome
Pratik · 9 December 2008Can you do something like reversing green and blue of the globe/world map in a wallpaper? Of course you CAN do, but will you? It would be great!http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpaper/?worldinversed#
f · 14 December 2008cool
Alex · 27 January 2009La forma de las montañas y el texto en Herculanum me recuerdan al mapa de Avatar: the last airbender.
Supongo que es coincidencia.
Hauer · 6 February 2009Like Beth said, English Lake should not be written next to Scotland. British Lake maybe, but not English Lake.
martha · 7 February 2009How did you happen to add Labrador City to this map? That's where i live! Cool map
Kat · 13 February 2009I'm speechless!
hi hi hi · 15 February 2009well i think it is not that amusing to me.
cool · 1 May 2009wish the world was like this.....
Zip ^_^ · 19 May 2009It's so beautiful...
P.S. Продолжайте в том же духе, Влад!
Emma · 3 July 2009I love this! (Well, its popular, apearenlty a lot of people do! :)) I like most of your art, too! Props for you!
raj · 16 August 2009fineeeeeeee
hassan · 25 August 2009love this.. real surprised you named Maldives on the map.. noone ever does. thnx :)
· 1 September 2009good
RoVlaTi · 19 January 2010Супер!!! :)
Mezriss · 20 January 2010It looks just amazing! Can you please make a turtorial about this map?
YouLie · 2 March 2010So Good
You · 2 March 2010youAre Creative
Kenia · 11 March 2010Jaja thats cool best ever jeje.
L\'ecsó · 13 March 2010Very beautifull!Cool
Marcel Claxton · 5 April 2010I wanted to have this printed out as a Poster through your link, but was wondering if there existed a more colorful version (greens and blues?)... if not it's okay, still an inspiring map!
石头 · 17 April 2010哪位达人愿意共享一下账号啊。。。我这边没法用美元买阿！哭。我的QQ373249486！好人一生平安
Tensor · 3 June 2010Гениальная работа! Сайт суперский. )
Roman Toporkov · 4 June 2010This one is the Best! Amazing!
Norris · 14 June 2010This is just brilliant!
salwater · 28 June 2010не реально крутая картинка!)
· 23 October 201034让他我二姑耳光
Robin · 2 April 2011Can you post a new version with blue oceans?
· 22 April 2011Where is the Arabic world ? If evil tower is exist, then the Arabic world must be exist too ..
Stefano · 22 April 2011Panama Bridge is just brilliant :-) Also Baikal Island, the word's tallest island I guess :-)
What? · 25 April 2011You gotta PAY just to download the widescreen version? That's outrageous and incredibly greedy. I will not pay to join your silly little website just for 1 wallpaper. That's a shame too, because it is very nice. Greedy, just greedy.
What? · 25 April 2011Ha! Found it elsewhere on the internet. This is one savvy shopper who won't be paying for someone's work when it should be shared for free.
miriam · 26 April 2011lo scrivo in inglese... beautiful!!!
Nyxx · 27 August 2011Hey there -- absolutely love the site, especially the global wallpapers. Already have them on a cycle on my iMac's desktop. Incredible.
I'll be writing a cover story on your brilliant design. If that's O.K. with you?
cultofaraluen . com
big cat · 5 September 2011nice~i like it
Joy · 6 September 2011woooow! nice~~~
The Judge · 11 November 2011Where is Atlantis?
Anon · 21 February 2012Ok except for the fact that they wouldn't be oceans considering they are surrounded by land.
tarantallegra · 15 August 2012nice
EPIC · 24 September 2012OMG THATS SO AWSOME :P
Timm · 11 November 2012This is Great!
In a parallel universe · 20 December 2012In a parallel universe..
Julie Jewel · 10 May 2013Not bad.
Nefi · 10 August 2013Can i do novel in this world? :D
Ross Leonce · 27 October 2013Sad not to see the lost city of Atlanta on the map.
t_78 · 11 January 2014Fantaqrwastyczne...!
Seamus McGillicuddy · 27 January 2014Retarded.
Danieru · 9 February 2014lol, the Panama bridge
Asher · 11 February 2014This is really cool, but I'm annoyed that New Zealand isn't on it (my homeland)
Lauren · 3 November 2014Hey Nice unique idea its fun
lauren · 14 November 2014does new zealand even exist?
celticnician · 3 March 2015On the above map you have Ireland joined with england this is not good pls give us some space. As the song goes thank god were surrounded by water .
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conception Web Longueuil · 20 August 2017i try to get inspiration to create a new map
and this page. its all i need :P
Dianne Mae · 14 June 2018This is the first image I have discovered from you almost 10 years ago - it made me look for more and I was not disappointed! I'm now browsing the entire gallery and for some I am also reading various comments... which shows that as life is in general, you cannot please everyone. But you are an amazing artist, no question about it! Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous work!
luojianhui · 22 November 2018一看到就喜欢上了，这个壁纸；。
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