A Rare Interview with Infamous Subway Map Designer Massimo Vignelli; Where to Hide During a Zombie Apocalypse

Posted On Wed, March 25, 2015 By

Posted On Wed, March 25, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • You can own the original lease for Andy Warhol’s first NYC studio. [Curbed]
  • Read an interview with graphic designer Massimo Vignelli, who in 1972 created a subway map that sparked controversy for its geometric simplicity and geographical inaccuracy. [Fast Co. Design]
  • Marvel comics debuts special New York-centric covers. [NYDN]
  • In the event of a zombie apocalypse, lower Manhattan will be the hardest hit. Here’s a nation-wide map of the spread of a fictional zombie epidemic. [WSJ]
  • Today is the 104th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. [Bowery Boogie]

Images: Massimo Vignelli’s 1972 subway map (L); From “The Walking Dead” (R)

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