Thursday, January 14, 2010

Colors for Thematic Maps

Colors play a vital role in the effectiveness of thematic maps. Get the colors wrong and the thematic is pointless. Fortunately colorbrew makes it easy for upto 12 data values:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
and now a version 2:
http://colorbrewer2.org/