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Kick Map Comparison: a better NYC subway map

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Kick Design created a new design for the NYC subway map.

Kick Map Comparison
Comparison of the original 1979 Hertz map and Kick Design’s proposal (click to enlarge)

Manuel Lima, author of wrote:

“Eddie Jabbour, Creative Director at Kick Design, New York, is a tireless advocate for a new map design and communication solution for the world’s most complex subway system. The NYC subway is indeed a challenge by itself. It has the biggest number of stations in the world (468), the second longest network and it’s seventh in daily passenger numbers.

But that didn’t seem to intimidate Eddie Jabbour, who has produced a truly impressive proposal for redesigning the New York City subway map. He has made it easier to see all the different lines and made it clearer to identify the stations.”

Check Kick Map for more images.

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Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality

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From the West Virginia Surf Report:

Each item was purchased, taken home, and photographed immediately. Nothing was tampered with, run over by a car, or anything of the sort. It is an accurate representation in every case. Shiny, neon-orange, liquefied pump-cheese, and all.

KFC Famous Bowl
KFC Famous Bowl – On the left what you order, on the right what you get

Not exactly WYSIWYG

Great comparison, check here for more pics.


Font Tester – an online font comparison tool

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Font Tester screenshot

Font Tester is a free online font comparison tool. You can compare different fonts side by side (up to 3 columns) on the fly. Once you find the style you want you can easily copy the CSS code. Font Tester also features a real-time color picker for selecting the font and background colors.

To learn how to use all the features of Font Tester, step-by-step instructions are provided.