A close up shows the raised tactile features and brights colors of this accessible map of California.

Tactile images, maps and touch installations

Tactile images, maps and touch installations empower people with low vision to make their experiences more engaging, informative and stimulating. Tactile maps have been shown to allow an unprecedented level of both independence and inclusion for blind customers.

The MAD Lab is at the vanguard of the design and production of tactile images and maps, including in-place maps.

We have experience in-house team of braille certified tactile image and map designers. We’ll help you meet the needs of your blind and partially sighted customers and make their experience engaging and enjoyable.

To find out more information about how we can help make your organization more accessible, have a look at our guide to tactile images and maps.

Our tactile maps are a great way to make sure every single one of your customers feels comfortable and confident while visiting your premises. Learn more in our Tactile Design and Transit Map factsheet.

Get in touch

To find out how we can enrich your customer experience through tactile maps and images contact us directly at madlab@lighthouse-sf.org or tell us about your project through our contact form.