map

Choropleth Map
Visualizing Data

Choropleth Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Visualize how a measurement varies across a geographic area. Why Use This Pattern? Choropleth maps provide an easy way to visualize how a measurement varies across a geographic area or show the level of variability within a region. When to Use This Pattern Choropleth maps are important to support analysis […]

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Introduction

Why Map UI Patterns?

This site provides a language for planning and building map applications. It discusses principles, components of varying complexity, and features that all together inform design decisions for your next project. The elements of this language are entities called user interface (UI) patterns. Each pattern describes a solution to an observed and recurring problem. It explains […]

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No Map
Layouts

No Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Location based intelligence is common and valuable and can be represented without a map (at first). When to Use This Pattern Use when displaying a map doesn’t add value or is distracting to the task or when the spatial analysis can be performed more easily without interacting with a map […]

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Full Map
Layouts

Full Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Map helps focus on display and analysis of spatial data in an interactive environment showing their geographic relationship and attributes. When to Use This Pattern Use when the value to the user is the map itself like viewing assets in relation to their current location. What’s the Solution? Provide an […]

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