Mapping is a key issue in environmental and experiential graphic design, since the discipline’s goal of “connecting people to place” often requires getting people from Point A to Point B.
Thoughts and Opinions
How many times have you stood in front of a directory map, perhaps in a shopping mall or in a stressful environment such as a hospital, and you think to yourself, “Oh this is a terrible map!” but you couldn’t really pinpoint what exactly were the attributes of the map that make it so terrible?
The Buzz: Mapping Web Links
SEGD Mapping Podcasts
Pentagram’s Paula Scher is featured in the new documentary series “Abstract: The Art of Design,” now streaming on Netflix. The show explores the lives and ideas of leading figures in design and architecture, with each episode focusing on a single creator and their practice. Scher’s entry, directed by the noted documentary filmmaker Richard Press (“Bill Cunningham New York”), looks at the influence New York City has had on the designer’s work, her lifelong love of typography, and the map paintings she creates alongside her client projects.
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