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New York City Subway voice announcements

My post on London Underground voice announcements turned out to be surprisingly popular. So, here is another one

 2 comments    444   8 mo   New York City   New York. City Subway   voice announcements   wayfinding

Signs and plaques in Kiev

More photos from Kiev. Listed building: 1 A memorial plaque

 21   2017   Kiev   signs   wayfinding   world

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

 99   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

 32   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?

 68   2016   transportation   wayfinding

London Underground voice announcements: update 2

Remember my old post with London Underground voice announcements? I’ve found many more recordings in my collection, including the announcements on the Bakerloo and Jubilee lines

 279   2016   London Underground   voice announcements   wayfinding

One-legged women and toilets

The eternal mystery of signage design is that women on the toilet signs often have just one leg. They are all over the world

 25   2014   wayfinding   world

Left and right

One of the most used wayfinding method is a phone call. A person calls their friend and gets some voice instructions on how to get somewhere

 13   2014   design   wayfinding

London Underground voice announcements: update

Following my original post with London Underground voice announcements, reader Yaroslav Eremenko and another reader who preferred anonymity have sent me several other recordings

 No comments    48   2014   London Underground   voice announcements   wayfinding

London Underground voice announcements

Here is my collection of the London Underground voice announcements. This post has been significantly updated twice

 9470   2013   London Underground   voice announcements   wayfinding