locate

Browse Geographies
Orienting Yourself

Browse Geographies

What Problem Does This Solve? Users don’t know or cannot recall the name or location of a geographic boundary and need help to discover or find places based on a hierarchical structure. When to Use This Pattern Browsing is an exploratory, information seeking strategy that is especially appropriate for new or unknown domains. Providing a […]

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Locate Me
Orienting Yourself

Locate Me

What Problem Does This Solve? User needs to quickly find their current location on the map. Why Use This Pattern? Users on mobile devices are very focused on their immediate area and tend to have a narrow center of interest or activity. Identifying (Locate Me) and tracking (Blue Dot) the current position are therefore crucial […]

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