Subway Illustrations

Published on: Feb 02, 2017

Subway secrets

These beautifully minimalist illustrations are the work of graphic designer Peter Dovak, who had spent the last three years taking a closer look at 200 subway systems across the world.

The result can simply be appreciated in it's visual capacity, but one can also go further to see how the different subway forms give a fascinating insight into how people in different cities move and how transportation issues were tackled.

Simple maps with fewer lines hint at a more modern system and a heavier reliance on car usage, whereas more complex and messy maps suggest an older network and a population more dependent on public transport.

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