Cartography tutorials, map & dataviz projects, and more

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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is big part of my life currently. I'm hoping to occasionally write about it (Coming soon!)

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  • Color Palette of the Day #001: “Chill Primavera”
    Welcome to the first installment of Color Palette of the Day. Despite its name, this series will not be a daily occurance. I will
  • 3D Shading & Rendering in Illustrator: A Globe
    In a few quick steps, you can give a circle-shaped vector path a 3D-rendered appearance in Adobe Illustrator. I’m a cartographer – I make
  • The High Alpine typeface is available now!
    High Alpine Semibold has an unapologetically high ascender with no accompanying adjustment to the x-height. The descender was kept rather short as well, allowing uppercase to maintain its towering command. For moments when you designers feel like reaching ultimate heights, I’ve added many alternative characters; uppercase crossbarred characters have alternatives with daringly high crossbars, and stemmed lowercase characters have longer-stemmed alternatives. Many further glyphs are included with this font to accommodate multiple languages.
  • A Glimpse of the USPS Landscape with Maps
    By the time I publish this, I will have just finished presenting at the 40th annual North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) conference. NACIS
  • The Font is Ready! BellTopo Sans Fonts Design Complete
    About the BellTopo Sans Font I designed the BellTopo Sans font, originally inspired by the typefaces on the antique U.S.G.S. maps of the late