01 January 2010

Mike Siegel, a New Jersey institution

In a recent feature, the Star-Ledger focused on Rutgers' mapmaker Mike Siegel and included a quote from CRSSA's John Bognar. Both are extremely gifted cartographers whose maps are always beautiful.

It is a lengthy piece and well worth the time, but here are the highlights:
"If I were anywhere in the world,’’ Bognar adds, "I’d want to have one of Mike’s maps because it will be accurate, reliable and creative in how it can tell a story. In this digital age of computer-generated maps, Mike’s work shows that the design and understanding behind the map is as important as the technology.’’
And Mike's priorities come through:
Favorite Three-word SELF-DESCRIPTION: Best. Dad. Ever.

No comments: