The story behind the Ekaterinburg metro map

Check out my post about the Ekaterinburg metro map for Smashing Magazine.

A large metropolitan underground train network might as well be a teleportation device: People don’t care how it gets them from A to B, just that it does. In London, Paris and Moscow, the map of the metro does not show surface geography, because there is not much empty space on the sheet.

The whole design process in detail.