Making Maps: A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS

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Guilford Press, 2005 - Science - 303 pages
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A concise, down-to-earth guide to creating maps using GIS, this book is visually engaging, clear, and compelling--exactly how an effective map should be. Featuring over 300 maps and other figures, including instructive examples of both good and poor design choices, the book covers everything from locating and processing data to making decisions about layout, map symbols, color, and type. For students, professionals, and others who want to make better maps, this is an essential, uniquely helpful resource. The author's website (http://makingmaps.owu.edu) offers excerpts from each chapter, links to related sites, and a regularly updated blog on the topic of making maps.

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Some good ideas here but eye-poppingly bad graphics and graphic design! The choice of fonts, the layout, etc. is unbelievably terrible. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

John Krygier is a geographer with degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and The Pennsylvania State University. He has extensive experience with map design and production, and has taught mapping and GIS at Penn State, the University of Oregon, The Ohio State University, and the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He is past president of the North American Cartographic Information Society, and the editor of the journal Cartographic Perspectives. He teaches mapping, GIS, and geography at Ohio Wesleyan University, and lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Denis Wood curated the Smithsonian’s award-winning Power of Maps exhibition and wrote the bestselling The Power of Maps (Guilford). More recently he has published Seeing Through Maps (ODT) and Five Billion Years of Global Change: A History of the Land (Guilford). He is an independent scholar living in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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