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The Tube map cover: the movie

Posted at 8:00 am, October 23, 2012 in Maps, Transport

Tube Map cover by David Shrigley, 2006
Picking up a tube map is always an exciting endeavour, not just because it’s an artistic icon, with thousands of creative reproductions, but because the front cover has become a space for lovingly designed pieces of tube-tastic art. As part of the London Transport Museum’s brilliant ‘Mind the Map‘ exhibition, they’re screening ‘Cover Story’ on October 23, a film showing what it takes to make the ever-changing tube map covers we know and love. A £10 ticket also gets you entry into the museum for one month, as well as access to delicious ‘TomTom’ Collins cocktails in the bar. Victoria Gray

To visit the exhibition, or buy tickets to the film screening, visit ltmuseum.co.uk.

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