Live: Saved Lists

Coming from Foursquare, a feature that was important to me was the ability to save venues and events to a list for future reference, being able to access it at anytime (and view on the map), and share amongst others.

Since Live is built around the map, that creates a lot of interesting use cases and interaction patterns. In a map that's already saturated with information, how do we add an extra layer on top to indicate it's part of a list? What information do we prioritize in listviews? How are these items easily accessible from the home screen?

A couple of my favorite patterns were the messaging dropdown for saving something (and the ability to add a quick note if desired), and also the treatment for no results on a current mapview (I took inspiration from video game HUDs and added pointer arrows the user could tap on to take them to their destination).

Posted on Jan 16, 2018
Grant Anderson
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