Posts Tagged With maps

1972 NYC Subway Map

On August 2, 1972, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York City introduced a new map of the city’s subway system. Although initially met with skepticism and vitriol from local commuters, this map has grown to be loved by designers and users all around the world (Rawsthorn).  This map of the New York City Subway…

NCSU On Campus App

  The NC State On Campus App is an app used by NC State students to navigate campus efficiently, locate dining halls and other campus buildings, and find bus routes for the Wolfline in and around Raleigh. Using this app is fairly convenient for students, as it provides multiple services under a single app. I…

Aris Venetikidis: Making Sense of Maps

Aris Venetikidis begins his presentation by providing a short description of how he lives where he does today. He quickly describes how his family migrated from Asia Minor to Greece originally to escape a genocide approximately one hundred years ago. Then, he maps out how since that event, migration has remained consistent in his family’s…