In 2017, a few members of the Creative Lab joined the Google Maps Search & Explore team for a 2-days sprint on the future of AR within maps. What resulted was an idea for viewing real-time walking directions through a phone’s camera. The following weeks were spent mapping out the experience and creating video prototypes. The Maps team of engineers and designers then spent the next two years turning the feature into a reality as it was announced at Google I/O 2019.

Role: UX, visual design, concepting
Credits: Google Maps Search & Explore team, Isaac Blankensmith, Matt Wade, Ryan Burke, Phil Sierzega, Alex-Jacobo Blonder, Suzanne Chambers
Release Date: May 2019
Press: The Verge, CNN, Wall Street Journal, The Next Web, Endgadget, Business Insider

This is the portfolio of Glenn Cochon, with selected works from 2011 to 2021