Visual Mapping

Your constantly-updated definition of Visual Mapping and collection of topical content and literature

What is Visual Mapping?

Visual mapping is an important part of information visualization. It requires the definition of a spatial substrate, graphical elements and graphic properties to properly explain how data relates to other data. Visual mapping can be based on real spatial relationships or it can create a virtual spatial relationship when no such relationship exists in the data set.

Literature on Visual Mapping

Here’s the entire UX literature on Visual Mapping by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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