Atlas of Design is running a cartography competition for a second volume of their publication. If you make beautiful maps, definitely check it out and submit your work. All mapmakers, be they professional, amateur, or somewhere in between, are invited to submit their work to the 2014 edition of the Atlas of Design. Every two years, we publish a new volume of full-color maps, selected from a worldwide competition and judged by an expert panel. Our aim is to assemble a book that honors some of the world’s best cartography and inspires readers toward new understandings of the power and beauty of great maps. We hope you’ll help us out by submitting your work for consideration. The deadline is February 28th, 2014. To learn more about our competition, and read our Call for Submissions, visit atlasofdesign.org/call. We also hope you’ll help us out by spreading the word about our competition. There are a… keep reading
Even if you think you don’t know what a choropleth map is, chances are you’ve seen one. And come November 2012, you’ll see plenty: one iconic example of a choropleth map is a map of the United States, laid out in red and blue, showing the results of a presidential election.