Mark Ovenden is a British writer and broadcaster.

At the age of seven, he travelled alone ten miles

on the London Underground, armed only with a map.

He later gained entry to a Graphic Design course

by submitting a reworking of the London tube map.


His previous books are

Great Railway Maps of the World,

Metro Maps of the World,

Paris Metro Style


London Underground by Design.


He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society.