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Examples of Digital Map Design & Development

Interactive Map Designers

Cartography is the art and science of making maps… and making beautiful and informative maps is what our agency does. The Datalabs Agency are world-class experience interactive map designers with extensive experience in geospatial design and development. Every day our agency handles large amounts of location data. And our map designs engage audiences on websites, tablets, and mobile applications, communicating the great stories of ‘where?’ with the best cartographic software available today.

We can work with your development team to design maps to embed in your company’s or government organization’s applications. Datalabs also develops and designs maps for internal use, as well — maps that serve inside of your intranet, sales or client reporting portals. All we need to know is what data would you like to see on a map and we’ll design a fantastic experience on a mapping platform that makes sense for your business.

Image of a cartographic website and two mobile mapping apps made by our agency's map designers

Tips for Designing Interactive Maps

Six Ideas For Great Maps

Big Insights in Mapping
Sometimes the biggest insights in mapping are what’s not there: gaps, spaces, and distances. Visualizing the invisible often leads to the most insightful actions.
Vanity of the User
People see themselves in maps. Often they look for locations they are familiar with: their homes, their workplaces, and major landmarks to orientate themselves. That’s context.
UX on Tablets & Mobiles
Responsive design on Apple and Android devices have come along way. And gestures on interactive maps should work flawlessly across desktops, smartphones, and tablets.
Make Your Maps Easy to Update
The Datalabs Agency thinks about the operational effort in parallel with a map’s development effort. Design and develop an asset with us that you can use again and again.
Consider Other Data in Your Maps
Have you considered meteorological data, topography, or third-party data sources? We know about and have used hundreds of data sources in our map projects and cartography websites.
Map Designs That Are On-Brand
Just because your organization’s style guides haven’t detailed your brand in a map experience, doesn’t mean we don’t think of it. We’ll use your guidelines in our designs.
Designing maps is all aboutpeople and politics.nature and the environment.structures and space.

The Datalabs Agency has been designing digital maps for websites and apps since 2011. Here what our clients in North America, Australia, Asia, Europe, & the Middle East have to say.

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