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Design Explosions Elegantly Explains Mapping Interfaces

A new online publication, Design Explosions — the brainchild of UX Launchpad — kicks off a series of “design lessons” with an in-depth look at how current Google and Apple iOS mapping interfaces work and why. Design Explosions assumes that product building teams are smart and talented, and that there are well-considered reasons that underlie why the products look and work as they do. Its in-depth analysis of Apple Maps and Google Maps on iOS makes for a fascinating and informative read, and provides a welcome respite from the usual “We Look at Two Interfaces and Tell You Who Won” type of critique.

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