The new Chelyabinsk Trams diagram

Over ten years ago I made the diagram of Chelyabinsk trams and trolleybuses. That design turned out to be very successful

 No comments    27   2018   projects   release   transportation

Transport map design. Part 3

In part 1 I’ve covered the difference between the Beck’s London underground map, our Ekaterinburg metro map, and the Vignelli’s and Hertz’s maps of New York subway

 27   2017   design   maps   transportation

Transport map design. Part 2

In the first part I’ve covered the difference between the Beck’s London underground map, our Ekaterinburg metro map, and the Vignelli’s and Hertz’s maps of New York subway

 18   2017   design   maps   transportation

Transport map design. Part 1

For many people, a map of a transport network is a given, an expected part of a system, something that just is — like a fire escape plan in a building

 43   2017   design   maps   transportation

Transport in Kiev

More pictures from the same April trip to Kiev as the recent yards

 18   2017   Kiev   photo   transportation   world

Ekaterinburg metro map — 2017

Designed by Pasha Omelyohin, directed by myself here’s the new version of Ekaterinburg metro map

 10   2017   Ekaterinburg   projects   transportation

Map and reality: diagrams

In the previous two parts, we’ve figured out that the preferred distortion and layers depend on the map’s supposed use case

 60   2016   information display   maps   transportation   wayfinding

Map and reality: layers

In Map and reality: distortion I talked about how distortion is inevitable on a map and the question is what to distort given a particular task

 35   2016   information display   maps   transportation   wayfinding

Map and reality: distortion

Often, transport diagrams do not accurately represent reality. But is this “lying” even acceptable? And if yes, to what degree?

 52   2016   transportation   wayfinding

Ekaterinburg metro map

Check out this new Ekaterinburg metro map

 17   2016   Ekaterinburg   projects   transportation
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