Dedicated to the Science and Art of Transit Map Design
and the chances are that sooner or later you will
encounter a map in which the routes have been
simplified and turned into a diagram. Schematic
maps are widespread, and are intended to make
your life easier, but are they really designed as
effectively as possible to give maximum assistance?
Could some of them be improved? How can this be
achieved? The answers to these questions lie within
these web pages. Photograph by Reka Komoli.
of my acclaimed book: Underground Maps Unravelled.
experience, and licence my maps for commercial use.
my written work on map design, and download articles.
lectures, and course materials for my university teaching.
exhibitions of my work, and links to interesting web sites.
My four posters featuring maps depicting
the seasons as Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts
& Crafts and Modernism, and celebrating the
Essex Sunshine Coast are available, printed together, as a signed edition limited to 120
pieces. For details click here.
I have designed famous circles maps for cities
round the world and so it is fitting to create a
special one for my home. The Essex Sunshine
Coast is the focus of East Anglia in a powerful, lighthearted map available as signed edition
limited to 120 pieces. For details click here.
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