Aris Venetikidis imagines how maps work with our minds.

Why you should listen

Aris Venetikidis is a graphic designer with a passion for map design and public transport network visualisation. His project “Designing an integrated map for a visionary public transport network in Dublin” earned him the IDI Graduate Masters Award and IDI Graduate Grand Prix in 2010, as well as press coverage in major Irish and Greek newspapers. Aris studied at the National College of Art and Design ind Dublin and has been working as a designer in agencies or as an independent designer and photographer since.

Aris Venetikidis’ TED talks

Quotes from Aris Venetikidis

For a successful public transport map, we should not stick to accurate representation, but design them in the way our brains work.
Aris Venetikidis
TEDxDublin • 556K views Sep 2012
Informative, Ingenious
We fill our cognitive maps with [our own] markers of meaning.
Aris Venetikidis
TEDxDublin • 556K views Sep 2012
Informative, Ingenious