Discovered on Pinterest on October 3, 2023


“The Subway Map”

Another useful design and branding influence

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I'm James Kindred, a brand consultant and graphic designer based in Suffolk. I have over 25 years of experience in brand development, graphic design and digital delivery.

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Why have you kept a reference of “The Subway Map”?

Hey! You found one of the images that have taken my fancy while I was browsing Pinterest recently. I'm not claiming ownership of any of these images, but I do claim to have good taste.

The collaborative nature of Pinterest allows designers to work closely with clients, ensuring that the design style aligns perfectly with the brand's vision.

Design reflects society's values, aspirations, and the ever-evolving aesthetic sensibilities of its time. In the intricate world of branding, how a brand is perceived by its audience can make or break its success. Branding is the soul and ethos of a company, while design gives it a face, voice, and personality. Design, though often silent, is a universal language that resonates with audiences across cultures and geographies.

What Pinterest tells us about this image

What was transit like in New York City before the Uber’s, Waze’s, Google Maps and Lyft’s of the world existed? Decades ago, prior to cunning app developers employing technology as a means of optimizing travel, the powers that be at the New York Transit Authority sought solace in a little known graphic designer named Massimo Vignelli. – This was originally posted on Pinterest. See the original

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