Pretty Maps with Adobe Illustrator

This week on Thursday, September 7th at 3 PM EDT, I’ll be holding a webinar on prototyping.

This is part of a new series of free webinars I’ll be launching on Data Design Tools & Tactics Webinar Series.  Registration is limited to 50 (but I’ll be reserving an additional 50 spots exclusively for members of my diydatadesign workshop.

If you’re interested, register today.


This webinar is part of Chris Lysy’s Beyond Excel Webinar Series.

Before you can break out of your Microsoft Office comfort zone, you need to know what tools are worth your time. Join Chris Lysy of as he walks you through a variety of useful data visualization design tools.

For this week’s session, Chris will be walking through the process of creating pretty maps in Adobe Illustrator. Because honestly, who doesn’t love a pretty colorful map?

The discussion will also speak to some of the following topics:

  • Vector versus Raster Design
  • Working with Layers
  • Color and Formatting Tips