GIS and map design can be an expensive combination if you stick with ESRI’s ArcMap and Adobe’s Illustrator, but you can get equally great looking maps using QGIS and Affinity Designer! If you’re a hobbyist cartographer, this might be the better option for you.
ArcGIS Pro is ESRI’s new standard program for GIS, but despite some improvements in designing it’s still not the best program to use to make your maps pop. Instead, you’ll want to export your map from ArcGIS Pro to Adobe Illustrator. Follow these easy steps to do just that!
ArcMap Desktop is still considered to be the standard for GIS programs, but it’s not the best for design. Instead, you’ll want to export your map from ArcMap Desktop to Adobe Illustrator. Follow these easy steps to do just that!