Welcome to Mapshades.com!
MapShades are custom created lampshades hand crafted from any chosen
lake chart, mariner's chart, or topographic map.
Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake
navigation charts used
with permission from
USGS topographic maps of any
place in the US are
and NOAA mariners charts of
any coastline in the world
As an offshoot of Botanical Lampshades, MapShades continues the 58 year tradition of functional art
produced by four generations of juried artists in Sandwich, New Hampshire. MapShades are signed and dated, and made to your distinct specifications using the most durable materials.
MapShades make beautiful and
personal gifts for friends and family, or they can add a
unique custom accent to your home. MapShades
commemorate your time in the picturesque Lakes Region of New
Hampshire or anywhere in the world.
These lamp shades
are made of flame resistant fiberglass and
are easily cleaned with a damp cloth to give
many years of use and enjoyment. Keep your
money in the United States and support a New
England based business that produces
personalized, imaginative and affordable
home lighting accents.
Squam and Winnipesaukee MapShades to
commemorate your time in the picturesque
Lakes Region of New Hampshire.
View and Order
NH Lake Charts
NOAA Mariners Chart
Produced by the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, a nautical
chart is a graphic portrayal of the
Custom USGS Topographic MapShades
These maps are available from anywhere
in the US and can be printed with your
specific location centered on the lamp
For more information on MapShades, please
or call 603-284-7468.
MapShades is a division of Botanical Lampshades.
Duncan Press, Inc. -
The most attractive and ACCURATE New Hampshire inland
navigation charts ever made ...and the ONLY charts with
USGS topographic maps; GPS and compass-ready with
navigation grids and declination.