A fascinating look inside a Maspeth, Queens sign shop which creates all of NYC DOT’s signage. As a designer, this must be exciting to see your work literally every turn of your head (even if it is a bit of dull work).
Beginning this year in Midtown, NYC will start replacing about 6300 parking signs all across the city to match what you see above. The newly laid out signs are the work of Pentagram and will hopefully curb confusion and frustration when trying to read signs while passing them by in a vehicle looking for parking. We [...]
BoingBoing writes about this Census Dotmap that uses a single dot to represent the 308,450,225 people recorded by the 2010 census in the US. You’ll notice that people are recorded as living inside major parks in major cities, which is pretty unusual. But hey, the census can’t be wrong, right?
Pale Blue Dot from ORDER on Vimeo. An animated take on Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot monologue inspired by the photo of Earth taken from the Voyager 1 space probe.
The NYC DOT is launching this LOOK campaign to educate taxi riders and other vehicular occupants on the dangers of opening doors without looking. You could be taking out a cyclist! And remember, in NYC, if you do, it’s your fault! And you don’t want that hanging over your head right? Of course not, so [...]
The NYC DOT has released the station maps for the upcoming launch of Citi Bike in NYC! Check it out!