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Jan042010

Visual Mapping Blogroll - Subway Map of Infographic Websites

 

The Visual Mapping Blogroll!  I only recently came across this great use of the Subway Map infographic metaphor.  The map is a listing of website bookmarks grouped into categories for each line.  And the best part is that the overall theme is infographics and design websites, so the categories are things like Visualization, Mind Mapping, Humor, Creativity, Thinkers, etc.

Created by Claude Aschenbrenner (SerialMapper.com), the graphic is modeled onto the Paris subway system.  Because of that (and that Claude speaks French), each line is identified in French on the left end and English on the right end.  Websites that are in French are also noted in blue text.

He has two posts about the subway map and how it was created here and here.  There’s also an alternate version based on the website authors.

Great job Claude!  (and not just because Cool Infographics was included on the map…)  Can we expect to see an updated version anytime soon?

Thanks to the #smchat group on Twitter for the link!

 

EDIT: I forgot to add that each node is an active HTML link, so when viewing the map you are able to click on any site to be taken directly there.

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Indeed a great and much appreciated work! I also like the part that he described how it was produced - extremely useful!

January 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMarfi
Wow really interesting idea. I dont really like subways though haha but in this form i guess its not too bad.
September 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSoccer Cleats
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December 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFaiz

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