Tag Archives: London Underground

Alternative Literary Mapping

Map loving bibliophiles at In The Book designed this clever alternative London Tube map, replacing actual station names with titles from novels set nearby. Covering just zones one and two, the map features book titles from authors including Zadie Smith, Arthur Conan … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap

Those of you who visit this blog on a regular basis already know that I have an inordinate interest in travel posters, graphic design, and especially public transport system safety posters. So it will come as little surprise that I … Continue reading

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Underground Design

Frequent visitors to Travel Between The Pages will by now indulge my interests in maps, public transportation systems, and design. This brand new series of very cool maps from Blue Crow Media was just launched with a brilliant two-sided cartographic … Continue reading

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Every Journey Matters

If you have traveled the London Underground during the past year, it’s likely that you have caught a glimpse of illustrator Rob Bailey’s vivid posters created for Transport for London. Aimed at tourists and commuters alike, the “Every Journey Matters” … Continue reading

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More Than Half of The London Underground Is Above Ground

Many years ago, I wrote a travel guidebook for London, so I like to think of myself as fairly knowledgeable when it comes to the British capital. But I was surprised by some of the bits of information in this … Continue reading

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London Is Open

London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a new series of commissioned artwork by British and international artists for the #LondonIsOpen campaign. Works by ten diverse artists will be displayed throughout the Tube system. The mayor’s initiative hopes to show that … Continue reading

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London Cheat Sheet

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London Walkabout

Many years ago, on my second or third visit to London it finally dawned on me that it was often much quicker to walk to some locations than to take the Underground. Now Transport for London has finally created the … Continue reading

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No Oyster Card Required

It took artist Camilla Barnard and master woodworker Gunter Luck nearly three months to create a replica of a London Underground station completely in wood. Commissioned for Transport for London and the 2015 Designjunction Show, the intricately detailed installation is … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Underground

Diehard fans of the Wizarding World now have an actual London Underground map detailing the landmarks from JK Rowling’s books with fictional Tube stations—except for King’s Cross and Paddington of course.

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