Human Subway Map
Good mag highlights Sam Loman's new subway map of the human body
by Maggie York-Worth
on 10 March 2010
The body shows urinary, digestive, arterial and respiratory lines, among many others, with stops at the liver, kidneys and more. The biggest transfer point is, of course, the heart.
Check out the visual at Good.
Lehel Kovács: Google Street View Illustrations
A Hungarian designer uses Google Streetview to illustrate an alphabet of whimsical cityscapes
by Karen Day
> What happens when when the ABCs meet Google Map's street views? Using the online superpower's vast database of photography, Budapest-based designer Lehel Kovács illustrates a partial alphabet of locations such as Florence, Indianapolis...
Maps Mini Journals
Three notebooks decorated with Paula Scher's illustrated maps
by James Thorne
Paula Scher's non-traditional approach to cartography formed the basis of the book "Maps," a collection of her large-scale paintings that purposefully distort representations of famous cities. As a follow-up, Princeton Architectural Press has released...
TED 2014: Earth and Space
A closer look at Planet Labs' earth mapping project and the Large Synoptic Sky Survey
by Josh Rubin
In years past, the topic of space has remained a constant theme at TED conferences, and at last week's 30th anniversary series of talks in Vancouver, BC, the expansive and always awe-inspiring topic remained on the table. While much talk has centered...
UK Graphic Artists Celebrate the Year of the Bus
Putting original artwork (and a bus map) in Londoners' wallets with 10 limited edition Oyster card-holders
by Nara Shin
This year happens to be the Year of the Bus, and a celebratory campaign by Transport for London (TfL) and London Transport Museum is recognizing buses as "arteries of the capital." Pretty apt, considering London is home to one of the largest and...
Copenhagen: The Good Life
Herb Lester Associates' creative guide to one of the world's most livable cities
by Karen Day
Copenhagen may be one of the world's most livable cities, but navigating the surplus of reasons why it is indeed a crowd favorite—from shops to restaurants to monuments—can feel like a heavy task for even the savviest of tourists. We...
Professor Astro Cat
London-based illustrator Ben Newman creates a playful character to teach kids about space
by Gavin Lucas
For the last 30 years, if you wanted to know about space, the universe and its many wonders, Professor Stephen Hawking has pretty much been the go-to guy. However that's about to change because there's a new space brainiac with all the answers: Professor...
LINK ABOUT IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
Laser-cut seaweed, henna crowns, illustrated architecture and more in our weekly look at the web
by CH Editors
1. Women Dominate the James Beard Awards This week the James Beard Awards ushered the latest crop of celebrated restaurants and the chefs who dreamed them up into the echelons of the foodie world. While the industry tends to be dominated by men...
A timely, urban-geared guide to the world of cycling
by Karen Day
The forthcoming witty guide to the world of cycling called "Bike Snob" is the brainchild of NYC's eponymous blogger. Choosing to remain anonymous, Bike Snob explains why the bicycle is truly a great invention (even the Amish use it) and takes his...
2010 Puma Bikes
Puma and Biomega's latest remixed and remodeled urban bike
by Roman Espejo
With the anticipated launch of www.puma-bikes.com, Puma and Biomega introduce their newest generation of urban bikes. (CH has covered previous models produced in the collaboration.) Distilling the practical components of continental city and folding...
Taxi of Tomorrow
Cash in on NYC's future cab by sharing your taxi concerns and win $5,000 in free rides
by Evan Orensten
NYC's cab of the future will soon be selected by Taxi of Tomorrow, a project dedicated to bringing innovative design to the next fleet of 13,237 iconic cabs consuming the city streets. The forthcoming official taxi has now been narrowed down to...
Cool Cars 4 Hire
Luxury autos delivered to London doors make summer road trips more stylish
by Richard Prime
With fares at peak prices, airport security an inescapably tedious process, and more and more car rental services reinventing the business, the latter option makes the road trip an increasingly attractive travel option. The London-based Cool Cars...
Property Of Panniers
A limited-edition bag built for bicycles that transforms into a stylish satchel
by Karen Day
A city synonymous with cycling, Amsterdam has already inspired one of its newest inhabitants, the Singapore-based Property Of, to tackle the task of stylishly transporting daily essentials while on two wheels. The solution comes on the heels of the...