Archie's Press is a hard-thinking printer in Portland, Oregon.
The grid system of Manhattan wasn't an accident. It was designed to be the simplest system for navigating the city.
This map captures the essence of The Big Apple in the simplest, crispest way. It takes the insanity and overwhelming nature of Manhattan, stripping it down to the bare zen-like structure.
Circles are the simplest shape for our eyes and brain to understand. When faced with a swathe of circles, we're not as overwhelmed by the information. It's easy to look at, and easy to read.
Not only do circles create a contained space, but they also imply entire worldliness. In old times, a village was often mapped in a circle, which was probably the whole world to its inhabitants.
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Size: 4.75" x 16"