The French Dare to Tell us How London's Tube Map Should Look

By Gary Cutlack on at

The current London Underground map has gone a bit too far. It's a headache made 2D. If you also feel a bit sad for the simpler days before it expanded into an Inside the Factory episode about spaghetti, there's yet another alternative on offer.

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Assembled by French design team Inat, the alternative London map introduces more curves to the original design schematics to create a quite pleasing international-style. What's clever is that this streamlining actually includes more data, with the designers including some National Rail lines, with Thameslink, C2C, South West Trains and more on it, just in case our overseas visitors fancy a day out in historic Luton.

Here's a close-up snippet:

Maybe it is just a bit of a mess, but at least it's got the river boats on. Tourists love those. [Inat via Metro]


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