Tag Archives | typography

Become More Productive with OCAD in 2017 – Part 2

Resolution for some OCAD matters that puzzled. Take a browse to up your OCAD productivity. The video at the end will also help.

Cartographer's Toolkit book

Book Review – Cartographer’s Toolkit

A cartographer’s toolkit it is. I have already reused colour palettes, acquired new fonts, used one composition pattern and admired the abstract art. Exactly as Gretchen N Peterson intended in her book Cartographer’s Toolkit | Colors, Typography, Patterns. She has carefully thought out and very successfully presented the chapter elements.

Font Cisalpin LT

Cartography Type Face Off

Comparisons of three cartographic typefaces.

Jokerman font

Cartography Typography for Neophytes

Map typography should enhance assimilation and visualisation of the map content, yet not be noticed. So says one expert opinion I recently read. Having used Arial and Jokerman almost exclusively on orienteering maps until I read Mark Robert’s Organised Grime mountain bike map book, I decided I needed to brush up on map design skills. […]

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