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Image of the Day, 10/10/2013: Vignelli doc poster

Design is One is a new documentary from Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra that takes on the enormously influential designers Lella & Massimo Vignelli and features interviews with Michael Beirut, Jessica Hefland and Milton Glaser. Upcoming screenings include the IFC …

Geographic Liberties Were Taken

The icon doesn’t die. Vignelli Transit Maps describes the history of the New York City subway maps and follows this city’s transportation growth from separate, independent lines to one large system. Peter Lloyd and mapmaster Mark Ovenden present a history …

A New Design Museum in Barcelona

Massimo Vignelli is finally across the street from Pablo Picasso. Disenny Hub, or DHUB, is Spain’s new design museum. Located on Barcelona’s Carrer de Montcada across the street from the Museo Picasso de Barcelona, it attracted 165,000 visitors in 2009, …

Today's Obsession: Design Process of an NYC Subway Map

Here’s an interesting counterpoint to one of Steven Heller’s pieces at nytimes.com about the design of the New York subway map. While the Heller piece is a good survey of the history of the maps, this is a good from-the-trenches …