GeoSprocket Community Jive : Map Texture Studies
Given enough time to play with them, I’m coming to adore the new Mapnik image compositing features available in Tilemill. I’ll cover some methods in more detail in the next few days, but for now here’s a look at a series of map background textures, composited through geographic features. The vignettes below are displayed with their attendant carto parameters for your re-creative enjoyment. Click here to see the full set.
Un billet à propos des textures dans Tilemill dont la version 0.10.0 vient de sortir :
Deux liens intéressants pour choper des belles textures :
Put a thousand books from the British Library on your #iPad
The British Library has released 1000 books from its 19th Century collection into a free iPad app that includes novels, historical works, poetry, philosophy and scientific books.
The books have been scanned in high resolution and color so you can see the engraved illustrations, the beauty of the embossed covers, along with #maps and even the #texture of the paper the books were printed on.