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New York Subway’s Long Dance With a Typeface
It’s always refreshing to come across an unexpurgated account of the messy reality, and the American design historian Paul Shaw has produced a particularly thoughtful and engaging example in his new book, “Helvetica and the New York City Subway System”
typography  helvetica  forsnd  design  nyc  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
Paris vs New York, a tally of two cities
A visual but friendly match between those two cities seen by a lover of Paris wandering through New York's infinite details, clichés and contradictions : this way, please.
illustration  forsnd  nyc  paris  creativity 
november 2010 by tysone
New Yorkers Outraged Over New Street Signs
New Yorkers are simply incensed about a requirement by the federal government that all current street signs be replaced by 2018 with ones in the more reflective, lowercase-letter-using Clearview font, which has been proven to reduce accidents by being easier to read
nyc  forsnd  typography 
october 2010 by tysone
The New York Observer redesign
The New York Observer debuted its redesign today, September 8. Crafted by design director Nancy Butkus, it's a supremely polished and detailed package, much more magazine-y than it's previous design
forsnd  design  news_design  nyc 
september 2010 by tysone
Designing a better subway map
“A diagram is a diagram. Don’t cheat me,” says a heated Massimo Vignelli during an AIGA/NY event earlier this year. It’s been over 30 years since the Italian designer’s New York subway map was axed, but it’s still a passionate issue.
nyc  subway  design  visualization  forsnd 
september 2010 by tysone
amNewYork: Newspaper covers for commuters - Grids - SPD.ORG - Grids
"Christopher Sabatini has given the covers of amNewYork a bright, sassy, tabloid feel, like a funner, hipper New York Post, complete with funky Photoshop constructions," writes Robert Newman.
forsnd  news_design  newspapers  nyc 
august 2010 by tysone

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