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City Railway System / Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka railway system

City Railway System
City Railway System

Discipline: Communication

Discipline: Communication

Each city's various subway structures and railway systems somehow reflect
the character of that city. We thought it should be possible to infuse the
character of a city into its subway map while also simplifying the map and
creating an attractive design. Through a line map design that captures the
character and identity of the city, we can also express this to tourists. We
intend to develop a comprehensive system that targets tourism through line
map design. Maps of three city subway systems - the Seoul Railway, Tokyo
Railway and Osaka Railway - have already been completed. More cities are in
the design phase and others are being planned.

Client / Manufacturer


Seoul, South Korea



Seoul, South Korea

Jihwan Kim