Articles by Thomas Porathe

Thomas Porathe is assistant professor in information design at Malardalen University in Sweden where he is also manager of the University’s User Experience Lab. He is a member of the international Maritime Human Factors Researcher Group and has conducted research on navigation and map design for seven years.

Get Your Bearings: User Perspective in Map Design

Awareness of perspective and the implications of mental rotations are needed when making different kinds of maps and way-showing, affecting our sense of direction daily and in emergencies. [Read More]