New Esri Book Teaches the Principles of Good Map Design

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 said at a recent geodesign conference. Continue reading “New Esri Book Teaches the Principles of Good Map Design”

Have Infographics and Data Visualizations Ruined Good Map Design?

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).  Continue reading “Have Infographics and Data Visualizations Ruined Good Map Design?”

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