Print Cartography in a Multi-Resolution World

Print Cartography in a Multi-Resolution World

Paper and LED touch screens are both amazing pieces of technology, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. National Geographic has been producing gorgeous print work for decades. Stamen has been producing web-native work for years. We recently adapted NG's print production pipeline to produce multi-resolution content for an upcoming project. I talked about how.

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Seth Fitzsimmons

October 14, 2015
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  1. Print Cartography in a Multi-Resolution World and more ^ Seth

    Fitzsimmons
  2. flickr.com/photos/paperfolding/6918205247 paper…

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  5. flickr.com/photos/wrote/2419168625

  6. flickr.com/photos/georigami/15039660108

  7. the internet…

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  9. SNEAK PEAK!

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  12. GOALS 1. Repurpose art, research, editorial, maps 2. Make them

    interactive 3. Make them multilingual
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  14. [Amazonia overview]

  15. flickr.com/photos/randar/9916042373

  16. [forest types]

  17. [forest strata]

  18. [maps]

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  21. Anatomy of a Web Map

  22. Anatomy of a Web Map multi-resolution image

  23. 256px 256px 360º 180º (180º W , ~90º N )

  24. 256px 256px 2 (-, /2)

  25. 256px 256px 2 (-, /2)

  26. 256px 256px 512px 512px (0, 0)

  27. 256px 256px (0, 0) 2z ⨉ 256 2z ⨉ 256

  28. 256px 256px (0, 0) 2z ⨉ 256 2z ⨉ 256

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  34. PROJCS["WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator", GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["WGS_1984", SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563, AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],

    AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]], PRIMEM["Greenwich",0, AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]], UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433, AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]], AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]], PROJECTION["Mercator_1SP"], PARAMETER["central_meridian",0], PARAMETER["scale_factor",1], PARAMETER["false_easting",0], PARAMETER["false_northing",0], UNIT["metre",1, AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]], AXIS["X",EAST], AXIS["Y",NORTH], EXTENSION["PROJ4","+proj=merc +a=6378137 +b=6378137 +lat_ts=0.0 +lon_0=0.0 +x_0=0.0 +y_0=0 +k=1.0 +units=m +nadgrids=@null +wktext +no_defs"], AUTHORITY["EPSG","3857"]]
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  36. [oceanplanning.org]

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  49. [art]

  50. 256px 256px (0, 0) 2z ⨉ 256 2z ⨉ 256

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