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Hey :-)

 

I do transit maps (diagrams) for fun in my spare time to relax.

Here is one I was working on this weekend - after a request @Alfred:

The Sheffield tram system in my interpretation. I've altered the color palette a little bit (more Bauhaus now) and also introduced route letters.

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Hope you  like and enjoy it - @MattP :-)

Feedback is welcome and appreciated of course!

 

Have a great day you all!

Chris


PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

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What can I say, Chris? Ausgezeichnet!!


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19 minutes ago, Alfred said:

What can I say, Chris? Ausgezeichnet!!

Thank you :-) Dankeschön!


PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
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PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

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1 minute ago, Roger C said:

Wow! It seems transit maps can make anywhere look good, don't you agree @Alfred?:10_wink::29_smirk:

LOL. :D


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By the way - the original version was with a brighter background. Only decided this morning to go with the beige version.

Here is the white version - just for the sake of completeness:

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PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

PPPPS: Other works than transit maps can be found here www.behance.net/chrissmere 

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4 hours ago, MattP said:

That's just fantastic!!! Thank you so much Chris! :D

It's been a pleasure :-) and it makes my happy if you like it!

Thank you! :-)


PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

PPPPS: Other works than transit maps can be found here www.behance.net/chrissmere 

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Hey :-)

And here is an update of the transit map:

  • new typeface
  • bigger font size,
  • swapped C and D at Cathedral

What do you think?

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PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

PPPPS: Other works than transit maps can be found here www.behance.net/chrissmere 

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Nice map as usual :)

Perhaps this last font is easier to read since it's larger? Shouldn't there be a ligature for "ffi" in Sheffield or should we read it as: shef-field and it's logical?
But I like better with the other font (Yanone Kaffeesatz?), it looks more modern.

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53 minutes ago, Wosven said:

Nice map as usual :)

Perhaps this last font is easier to read since it's larger? Shouldn't there be a ligature for "ffi" in Sheffield or should we read it as: shef-field and it's logical?
But I like better with the other font (Yanone Kaffeesatz?), it looks more modern.

I don’t mind the change of font, and the swapped C and D is better, but I agree that ‘Sheffield’ with an ‘f’ followed by a separate ‘fi’ ligature doesn’t look right.


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@Wosven @Alfred thanks for the feedback!

I guess I have to go back to the other font :13_upside_down:


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PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

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@Wosven @Alfred I heard you!

Better?

 

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PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

PPPPS: Other works than transit maps can be found here www.behance.net/chrissmere 

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1 hour ago, ChrisSmere said:

Better?

No ligatures at all now. That’s cheating! :D

I’ve just noticed a typo which has been present from the beginning. Granville Road is the location of The Sheffield College, not The “Sheffiled” College.


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2 hours ago, Alfred said:

No ligatures at all now. That’s cheating! :D

less is more ;-) the readability has been increased though.

2 hours ago, Alfred said:

I’ve just noticed a typo which has been present from the beginning. Granville Road is the location of The Sheffield College, not The “Sheffiled” College.

thanks, man! Will be corrected!


PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

PPPPS: Other works than transit maps can be found here www.behance.net/chrissmere 

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Due to the current situation I found time to update my Sheffield map - now featuring the official line color of the purple line (instead of my red):

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What do you think of this new iteration?


PS: If you like maps you might also have a look at this community!
PPS: Want to know more about me and my ways? Head over to an Affinity Spotlight article about me and my maps!
PPPS: Do you love public transit and transit maps too? Then have a look at my home-made collection of transit maps under www.instagram.com/transitdiagrams or www.twitter.com/chrissmere

PPPPS: Other works than transit maps can be found here www.behance.net/chrissmere 

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