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Google Maps monoculture is over – socially integrated and beautiful maps coming to travel

07/20/2012| 9:59:53 AM| 中文

Sites are starting to layer a wider variety of locational narratives and experiment with different map interfaces. These changes can have a big impact in travel.

NB: This is a guest post by Dorothy Sanders, co-founder, CEO and designer at Maptia.

Maps have a transformative power – they are a relentless source of visual creativity, especially in the travel industry.

They are one of the most intimate forms of infographic, and arguably the earliest form of standardised information design. At a fundamental level, maps tell us about what exists in the world, what matters in it, and where we belong relative to it.

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