My toolkit includes several software programs, with some more on my wish-list to streamline my process. I learn from other cartographers who share their map-making tips - cartographers are a collaborative bunch!
It's been a very good week so far. I've just submitted the final draft for a map of the Philippines for a professor and will soon start a new project for a map of an imaginary world for another client.
My new client liked the work plan I laid out; the professor couldn't believe how easy this was for her. I realized that I've developed a process over the years that is now second-nature to me, and one that my clients consistently appreciate. Here's a look back at how my brand and design process developed over the years.