Redesigned Map Turns Paris Into A Circular City
This intuitive interface makes it easier for tourists to explore the French capital
The rues and quais and the little aisles in between makes Paris a tough city to navigate. The highly advanced metro makes trips quicker but the twists and turns still make it a bit tough for a newbie. This is exactly why a group of artists has created their own map of the walled city.
Foregoing geographic accuracy for ease of use, the map adapts a circular theme. Concentric loops mark major metro tracks while the street turns are muted. The result relies on the city’s abundance of landmarks—a lot like how humans usually map their surroundings—instead of the meters and scales in other maps.