Privacy Policy

The Privacy Notice below explains the Yellowfields response to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). GDPR is enforced in the UK by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). I may modify or amend this privacy notice from time-to-time at my discretion. When I make changes to this notice I will amend the revision date.

Who is Yellowfields?

Yellowfields is the trading name of Jason Clark. The website address is: http://www.yellowfields.co.uk.

Do I collect personal data?

As a visitor you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. I do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website and I will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information from any source. I do not use any analytic packages to monitor the use of the website, nor employ any additional technology on the website that does so. As such, this website does not use cookies.

Embedded and linked content from other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links or embedded media within this site linking to other websites. I encourage you to read the privacy notices on other websites you visit.

People who e-mail me

I scan all e-mails sent to me, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware, you are responsible for ensuring any e-mail you send is within the bounds of the law. Your contact information included within any e-mail is held only to facilitate business and correspondence between us. Any data you provide to me is never shared with third parties without your full permission.

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This notice was last revised 23 May 2018.

kepler.gl

Uber—who would thought—have released kepler.gl, an open-source geospatial toolbox. It’s designed to provide the easiest way of visualising geospatial data and gaining useful insights.

Beyond HS2

This project, commissioned by Greengauge 21, required a mix of maps, infographics and DTP to create a 200-page technical report which offers a comprehensive view of what Britain’s railway should look like by the middle of the century.

Cartograms

Not to be confused with Mapbox’s nonsensical hijacking of the term for creating colour styles, cartograms are extraordinary map types. The relaunch of Worldmapper in April 2018 celebrates this form of mapping.

Google Earth

When it was first released, 16 years ago, it was amazing being able to travel around the globe and look at anywhere in such remarkable detail… and it still is today!

National Geographic

Since the very first issue in 1888, the National Geographic magazine has been the benchmark for quality researched articles supported by well-crafted graphics.

South African Game Reserve

A land owner in South Africa commissioned Jason to design and produce a map that depicted their 27,000 ha game reserve.

Goldsmiths University

Goldsmiths, University of London, commissioned Jason to create a new campus map and sign artwork

Square Up Mural

Square Up contacted Jason for ideas to decorate a reception wall for a new London HQ.

Heightfields

There is always an aspect of work that emerges out of error, experimentation and/or serendipity.

Bay Area Bike Share

Leading wayfinding practitioners, City ID, asked Jason to help develop the cartography for the Bay Area Bike Share project in San Francisco, USA.

Big Data Visualisation

Visualisations of ‘big data’ have been commonplace over the last few years, though their is still much debate to be had about the value of many of them beyond their visually interesting presentation.

A Monitor for a Cartographer?

Screen estate and colour are very important to a cartographer. Maps can be any size from A6 to more than 5m×5m square.

Ham & Petersham

Nick Avery Design commissioned Jason to produce a supporting map for a book designed for self-publishing author, Vanessa Fison.

An Open-source World

Over the last few years we have seen the release of numerous mapping platforms/frameworks to allow the manipulation and representation of open-source mapping and other spatial data.

OS Maps – the App

Recently, the Ordnance Survey (OS) updated an app for both mobile and desktop devices that utilises their 1:25,000 Explorer and 1:50,000 Landranger maps—classic OS mapping at it’s best.

Swiss National Mapping

Swiss topography has long been regarded as the epitome of this form of mapping, often characterised by the iconic hill shading techniques of the late Eduard Imhof, professor of cartography at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Derby Riverside

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Engaged by Derby City Council (DCC), Jason has designed and produced the mapping for four new wayfinding signs.

Relief Shading, Part I

As we seem to be moving in to presentational modes where 3D (mapping) is becoming ever more commonplace, enabled by software and hardware advances, it is relevant to look back