Redlands, California—December 29, 2015—Mapmakers should always strive to create maps that look great and get their message across clearly and succinctly. According to Esri president Jack Dangermond, more emphasis today needs to be placed on map design, especially on the web. “We need to spend more time designing maps and not just producing them,” Dangermond […]
LONDON, October 13, 2015 – Fuller, aka Gareth Wood, a British artist, has drawn a meticulous map of London, which has taken an astonishing ten years to complete.
Ever wonder to yourself, “Where on Earth?” Enter The Functional and Beautiful MapWheel — Simply put, according to the creators, A MapWheel is a new, functional and attractive piece of home decor intended to trigger fond memories, provoke conversations and celebrate locations that have significance to you. Indeed they are creative and I have no […]
Like many of you, I’m a closet map junkie! I simply love maps and anything that remotely resembles a map! I have a particular fondness for “Subway” style maps – you know, a work of cartographic excellence that tells a story using the familiar London Underground style of cartography
Cartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their work, all in an effort to make people want to look at and appreciate their work (See Esri, Make Maps People Want to Look at).
Anyone living in a major U.S. city for the past decade may have noticed a change in the air. The change is apparent in new NASA satellite images unveiled this week that demonstrate the reduction of air pollution across the country. After ten years in orbit, the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on NASA’s Aura satellite has been […]
Major League Soccer Club leverages data to analyze players’ fitness and readiness and maintain health throughout the season
Esri’s Hurricane Public Information Map is available for the media to embed or share as part of ongoing storm coverage. You can explore the storm’s projected path and live storm warnings from NOAA overlaid on geotagged social media from Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and Instagram.
Today Redfin (www.redfin.com), the customer-first real estate brokerage, released an infographic that connects each of the 31 non-U.S. countries participating in the 2014 World Cup with a U.S. city that has many residents who were born there. The graphic illustrates where there are likely to be pockets of people from other countries rooting for their […]
June 19, 2014—MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that tracks the influence of money in politics, announces the launch of an extensive mapping project examining the geographic origin of contributions to legislators by state; contributions from companies to legislators by state; and roll call votes by state and district on key bills in Congress. For the first […]