Account Manager, Mapbox
Technical Documentation, Mapbox
Approximately 300 million people—or 4.5% of the global population—have a form of color vision deficiency (the inability to distinguish certain shades of color). Complex maps that depend exclusively on color to symbolize categorical data can be frustrating, if not impossible, to read.
TextureMap gives you everything you need to start adding textures, patterns, and shapes to your maps in minutes.
- How to use TextureMap textures, patterns, and shapes in Mapbox Studio
- How to use TextureMap resources with Mapbox GL only (with a sprite)
- Best practices for building accessible maps with TextureMap
- How to design accessible experiences beyond addressing color vision deficiency
- TextureMap.org - Main website
- A great Twitter thread about the TextureMap library
- See plugins for Mapbox GL JS
- Mapbox Studio
Jeff Frankl is a user experience designer living in West Philadelphia. He makes accessible, data-driven web applications for governments, nonprofits, and communities. focus on discovery, design, and prototyping at Azavea.
Beyond dots on a map: Azavea creates software and data analytics for the web. We are a mission-driven company, using our twenty years of geospatial expertise to help our clients address complex civic, social, and environmental problems. Proud Certified @BCorporation.