Hexagons — Start With Why

The Reasons Behind the Hexagon Hype

This blog post was originally posted on Anagraph’s website where I currently work.

Introduction

You have probably seen some cools maps fly by that made used of hexagons instead of other grid systems to represent continuous and discrete data. We have used hexagons for use cases as varied as site selection for the Toledo bakery and representing the mean year of construction of buildings in Greater Montreal.