/quick-map 1.1

In the summer of this year (2019) we released /quick-map. A very simple tool that turned a text location into a map or birds-eye image inside a discussion on Slack the collaborative messaging tool. On the strength of a few tweets, we picked up a surprising number of organizations and users. This told us a …

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A Multi Season Trail Map with Mapbox and CartoDB

A trail map is seemingly so simple. But, to create a really ‘good’ trail map we need to consider a few key things: 1) Seasonality – your map needs to tell the story of the adventure in hand. For instance a skiing or showshoeing trail should feel cold and wintery. In this case we needed […]

Styling Lines with CartoCSS

A short example of CartoCSS class-based line rendering. CartoCSS is everywhere it seems. Well, it’s in Mapbox Studio and CartoDB, as well as whatever hand rolled option you choose. (However it is not geoserver CSS, though it looks somewhat similar). I used CartoCSS to render the below image. It’s a nordic ski map and has a […]