Skills: Graphic Design, Writing

Dog-Friendly Columbia

Information-Rich Map Design

This was an assignment in Words and Images at the University of Baltimore. I had to create an information-rich map of a specific journey through my neighborhood. I identified dog-friendly locations in Columbia, Maryland, researched and wrote about each location, and designed a map plotting those locations. I also included information such as local vets contacts, emergency phone numbers and produced the map with a clip that could attach to a dog leash for easy access.

Programs & Tools

Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop; Canon Rebel XS SLR Camera


I received an “A” on this project and both my professors and my dog’s vet urged me to make this map available for purchase in local pet stores.