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The Great New York Subway Map
by Emiliano Ponzi


Overview - This book introduces young readers to the idea of graphic design as a way to solve problems, such as creating a map that can be understood by New Yorkers and out-of-towners alike. Emiliano Ponzi uses depictions of trains, subway stations, and the NYC skyline to tell the story of how the great graphic designer Massimo Vignelli created a new, easy-to-navigate subway map in 1972.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book introduces young readers to the idea of graphic design as a way to solve problems, such as creating a map that can be understood by New Yorkers and out-of-towners alike. Emiliano Ponzi uses depictions of trains, subway stations, and the NYC skyline to tell the story of how the great graphic designer Massimo Vignelli created a new, easy-to-navigate subway map in 1972. A groundbreaking work of information design, the subway map continues to be used by over a billion people each year.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781633450257
  • ISBN-10: 1633450252
  • Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
  • Publish Date: February 2018
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 11.8 x 9.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Art - General
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Transportation - Railroads & Trains
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - United States

 
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