Importing points from Google Earth to Adobe Illustrator brings an added bonus: high-resolution vector icons make the journey, too.
In the life of a busy cartographer, Google Earth is a handy tool.
Google Earth is an effective environment to map points-of-interest or to finetune the positions of points you export from Adobe Illustrator via Avenza MAPublisher.
But here’s a surprise: when importing a Google Earth .kml/.kmz file into Illustrator, Google’s playful icons enter your map file as editable icons.
Here’s what you can do to them.