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Christopher Wesson, Page 2

Wall maps of ‘The World’

From school classrooms to children’s bedrooms, wall maps remain one of the most engaging forms of geographic visualisation for children and for adults alike. Unlike say an atlas or even anything tablet-based, a wall map draws attention and encourages exploration and I believe its accessibility is quite unique.

High-contrast mapping

When I was tasked with creating a new location map or ‘How to Find Us’ map for OS, I realised I could show far more detail whilst making it look like less and be easier to read and mentally route along. The idea of high contrast maps was born.

My apologies, the blog was deleted in a mix up with clear db. I am currently trying to restore it but it … → February 13, 2016

ICC2015

The 27th International Cartographic Conference took place in Rio de Janeiro from 24th to 28th August and I was lucky enough to …

Barbara Petchenik Competition 2015

My personal favourites from the Childrens Competition at ICC 2015. Titles vary as chosen by the children but the theme as in 2013 is ‘My place in today’s world’.

Hidden styles in OS stylesheets

In the stylesheets the rest of the CartoDesign team and I create at OS, we have offered a default style for more than you might think. Just because countours and boundaries are not shown by default doesn’t necessarily mean that we haven’t done the hard work of styling them for you! Read on to find out more…

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