How Artboard Is Influencing Our 2nd Generation Products

I wrote the following  article for It gives some insight into our thinking about app development with our next generation products. In 2008, Mapdiva delivered Ortelius – the creative app for custom map design. Our drawing engine proved so rich and powerful that many of our customers encouraged us to build a general purpose graphic design […]

Florence Italy street art Blub

Hacking Public Spaces: Florence Street Art

On a recent trip to Italy, my daughter and I made time to enjoy the expressive Florentine street art. We especially liked the scuba-masked portraits by mystery artist “Blub” of the ‘L’arte Sa Nuotare’ or ‘Art Knows how to Swim’ project, and the hacked road signs of French artist Clet Abraham. Since we’d been looking at Clet’s work online earlier this […]