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How Useful is Tufte for Making Maps? | Making Maps: DIY Cartography

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John Krygier, a cartographer and professor, takes Tufte’s visual display guidelines.

The 20 Tufteisms and the Six Commandments are superficially less than I expected, from the perspective of practical guidelines. But, upon reflection, they do touch on many of the fundamental issues that determine if a map design is going to work or not, and what could more practical than that?

Not a takedown per se, but a detailed breakdown of how you would practically apply these techniques.

Posted on September 20, 2017

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