Graphic Patterns Are Actually Naturally Occurring Airport Runway Designs

Graphic Patterns Are Actually Naturally Occurring Airport Runway Designs

Lauren O'Neill's project depicts the beauty and complexity that air traffic controllers have to work with.

Ross Brooks
  • 16 may 2014

Lauren O’Neill is graphic designer and art director who has been fascinated with airports for as long as she can remember, so much so that they recently became the subject of a project of hers called Holding Pattern. The Tumblr blog is a collection of satellite images taken from Google Maps that demonstrate both the complexity of an airport’s layout, and how much they can change from one regional hub to another.

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