Massimo Vignelli

May 30, 2014, 5am PDT
The modernist designer Massimo Vignelli, who created the 1972 version of the New York City Subway map, passed away this week at 83.
Next City
December 22, 2012, 9am PST
At a recent talk at the New York City Transit Museum, Massimo Vignelli, designer of the iconic 1972 NYC subway map, discussed his opinions of the subway maps that preceded and followed his groundbreaking design.
Transportation Nation
May 10, 2012, 2pm PDT
Matt Flegenheimer reports on how newly found errors in New York's vaunted subway map have reignited a battle over who deserves credit for its design, and who should own up to its mistakes.
The New York Times