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Limited Edition 2012 New York City Subway Diagram

2012 MTA New York City Subway Diagram

2012 MTA New York City Subway Diagram

2012 MTA New York City Subway Diagram

SuperWarmRed Designs, founded by former Vignelli Associates Beatriz Cifuentes and Yoshiki Waterhouse, is offering limited-edition signed and unsigned 36” x 45” posters of the MTA New York City Subway Diagram, designed in 2012 by Massimo Vignelli, Beatriz, and Yoshiki for the MTA’s Weekender website and app.

The 2012 version is based on Vignelli’s iconic 1972 subway map, but it’s been updated based on satellite data, and improved for better legibility. The poster is printed in Pantone and Hexachrome inks on acid-free archival cover-weight paper.

SuperWarmRed Designs will also be releasing a series of six posters designed by Vignelli Associates, that feature tight crops of the New York City Subway Diagram. The set will be printed in Pantone inks on acid-free archival cover-weight paper and will be sold as a set. Look for this series soon.

I really love the detail series. Hoping the set will be reasonably priced.

NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual

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I’ve been trying to get my hands on a copy of the NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual for years now with no luck. I came very close last year when I was bidding on an eBay auction for a copy, but I lost it. I still regret not bidding higher.

Seems like these folks have better luck, because they happened to find a first edition copy in a locker beneath some old gym clothes at Pentagram’s NY office. Are you kidding me? Nope. Lucky bastards. They photographed every page and put high-res photos up on a site for us all to drool over. Enjoy.