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These are in many of the crosswalks in Juárez, the neighborhood I stayed in. **Note the feather cap!

In this series, we’re sharing iconography from places near and far. This Travel Icon Journal is brought to you by Design Director Geremy Mumenthaler.

Mexico City is one of the most iconic places in the world, known for its historic legacy, incredible street food, and rich cultural diversity. While roaming the streets I witnessed a visual language that was communicative, while at the same time being playful and unique.

Here are some of my favorite icons:

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Motorcycle Parking
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And yes the walker speeds up when time is almost up.
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I saw perros of EVERY size.
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Lots of bicycles, and a great bike share program.
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I love the addition of the skateboard.
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Found in the back of this amazing cafe, Freims
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@proppsicopata on Twitter shames bad scooter parkers
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I was told the traffic horns were the symphony of Mexico City
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Found at the Carla Fernandez boutique
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I found traffic moves slowly which is great for a city that walks. Thanks humps!
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Lots of fantastic hand lettered type to compliment fantastic iconography.

This is just a sliver of the incredible visual landscape of Mexico City. If you live or visit, add your favorite icon finds to this thread or tweet them @nounproject on Twitter.

Bonus
If you want advice on where the best food is, take the Club Tengo Hombre after dark walking food tour, you will not regret.


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d͡ʒɛrmi Good

Design Generalist at Geremy.Design and Zacht Studios Formerly @ Philosophie / Noun Project / Simple.Honest.Work.

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