Designing Better Maps : A Guide for GIS Users, Paperback / softback Book

Designing Better Maps : A Guide for GIS Users Paperback / softback


Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide to creating maps that communicate effectively.

In Designing Better Maps, renowned cartographer Cynthia A.

Brewer guides readers through the basics of good cartography, including layout design, scales, projections, color selection, font choices, and symbol placement.

Designing Better Maps also describes the author's ColorBrewer application, an online color selection tool.

The second edition includes a new chapter on map publishing.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 433 illustrations
  • Publisher: ESRI Press
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  • Category: Cartography, map-making & projections
  • ISBN: 9781589484405

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