Tableau users can now add custom base maps to any visualizations across their business intelligence and analytics software product. The Information Lab, who implements and tailors Tableau’s software for major customers worldwide, just launched these new base maps so Tableau users can make cleaner looking data visualizations. Here is a quick look at the maps that launched this morning, integrated into Tableau:

Controlling the design of the maps is key for The Information Lab: > ## "Combining Mapbox & Tableau brings a whole new level of mapping capability to our customers. Our goal has always been to help people achieve the visualisation they need and we're very excited to combine Tableau's powerful geocoding and interactive capabilities with beautiful and customisable Mapbox maps". > *Tom Brown, Director, The Information Lab*