40 Excellent Mobile Map UI Design Examples

Finding locations and getting directions is one of the top tasks for users on mobile phones. There are many apps out there that help users search for nearby restaurants, gas station, grocery stores, etc. The map view is probably one of the most useful features in such apps with the least exciting user interface. So here are 40 excellent examples of maps used in mobile interaction design for inspiration.

15 Awesome Illustrated Maps

Map Illustration is a technique or an art that existed back in the early centuries though it serves an even greater purpose today. Back in the olden days, maps were required to understand a geographical terrain, plan war tactics, political administration etc. However these days they are required even in great detail in order to sometimes show the way or get a fair picturesque idea about the location. Illustrated maps are usually colorful, with minute attention paid to every detail including symbols and labeling. Here are a selection of map illustrations from around the globe. Enjoy!