Publication Date: 05/11/2015 ISBN: 9780141981444 Category:

Transit Maps of the World

Mark Ovenden

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 05/11/2015 ISBN: 9780141981444 Category:
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Transit Maps of the World is the first, comprehensive collection of every rapid-transit system on earth. Using glorious, colourful graphics, Mark Ovenden traces the history of urban transport systems, including rare and historic maps, diagrams, and photographs. Transit Maps could not be more relevant to our modern existence. It uncovers the way many of us are able live and work day to day. It is an inspiring compendium for graphic designers and transport enthusiasts alike.

Publisher Review

A vibrant tip of the hat to the world's urban train systems * National Geographic Intelligent Traveller * An object lesson in information design * *Wallpaper * Delightful * Guardian * Ovenden does what no other design history book has ever done. Transit Maps of the World is a must-have * The New York Times Book Review * The sort of book you couldn't imagine you needed until you got it and now you can't imagine how you could do without it . . . It's fantastic! -- Robert Elms * BBC London * A beautifully illustrated study of the plans that help passengers navigate the world's metropolitan railway systems * The Times *

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