Even the most beautiful maps can be misleading

From reporting election results to issuing weather forecasts, maps offer a powerful, accessible and visually appealing way to convey complex information. Yet even the most beautiful maps can introduce some degree of misrepresentation.

Cartograms, hexograms and regular grids. Minimising misrepresentation in spatial data visualisations

Paper exploring the extent to which different methods of visualising area-based data can remedy (or exacerbate) misrepresentation by presenting results from a crowdsourced survey.