A Concentric (New York) City

Oh hey, look at this fancy pants NYC Subway map designed by Max Roberts, a psychologist at the University of Essex:

It’s similar to a London Tube map he designed earlier this year, also based off of concentric circles. Looks cool, right? Some people seem to take major issue with the geographic inaccuracy, but Massimo Vignelli’s 1972 Subway Map (so beloved by us design folk!) is anything but spatially accurate, sooo… what way do we want it, people? Form or utilitarian function?

Is Your Dog a Total Dog?

This morning I saw the canine plastic surgery ad on the subway, which I generally take as a sign that it’s going to be a good, weird day. For anyone unfamiliar with aforementioned ad… this: It really is high time I paid some attention to subway ad design on this blog… I do, after all, […]

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Shameless Event Promotion!

Hey there friends… see the flyer below? Review the flyer below. Then buy tickets and go to the event. It will be fun and there will be an open bar and burlesque-y lady circus performers and ice cream and all proceeds go to Planned Parenthood of New York City. Also, I’m on the committee that puts […]

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