The design history of the New York subway map.
Monday, December 2nd, 2019
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Design has disrupted taxis in a massive, almost unprecedented way. But good design doesn’t merely aim to disrupt—it should set out to actually build viable solutions. Designers shouldn’t look at a problem and say, “What we’re going to do is just fuck it up and see what happens.” That’s a dereliction of duty.
Sunday, November 6th, 2011
A time-lapse video of Tokyo transportation.
Saturday, June 7th, 2008
Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes! "A new generation of environmentally friendly 'hybrid airships' could be just about to take off." Anything that makes everyday life more like Steampunk must be good.
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
The paper of Joe's talk at ATypI Brighton. It's fascinating, well-researched stuff.