Category: Typography

London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial

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London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial at Farringdon Station. Farringdon station A memorial to the genius who designed London Underground’s famous font just over a century ago has been unveiled. Source: London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial – IanVisits Advertisements

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Daniel Silva’s Tube maps reveal exactly how far underground you are on every station platform

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Daniel Silva’s Tube maps reveal exactly how far underground you are on every station platform. A series of intriguing maps have revealed the exact depth of each platform on the London Underground network.  Daniel Silva, 26, has created diagrams of TfL’s Tube lines that detail how far each station platform lies beneath, or above, the […]

Interview With Graphic Design Legend Massimo Vignelli – New York Subway Map Designer

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From 2006, the late designer shares the story behind his infamous New York subway map and why typographic elegance will prevail. Gary Hustwit: Can you talk about the map you designed for the New York subway system in the ’70s? Massimo Vignelli: Such a controversial thing. It’s funny, but I realized the other day the […]