It’s Just a Map

The design of the NYC subway map has an interesting and controversial history— and  most people have never heard of it!

New Your City Subway System

In 1978, The Cooper Union, an art school in New York City, held a debate between two designers that would determine the future of information design for the largest public transit system in the world. But proof that it happened was elusive until now.

Source: Inside the design drama of a century: The fight over New York City’s subway map