London-based practice Studio Egret West have developed designs for future London Underground stations which centre on a holistic approach to infrastructure design. The so-called 'Station Design Idiom' is, according to the designers, "deliberately wide-ranging." As a manifesto, it "covers small interventions, like repainting, through to full station refurbishments and new builds" and "complements existing London Underground standards and guidance and is the first port of call for all design decision-making on the network." According to Transport for London (TfL), Studio Egret West's Idiom "will ensure stations are developed and built with uniformly high standards of design, which retain and celebrate individuality and local character while forming part of a cohesive network." It "recognises and appreciates the great design heritage that already exists; it inspires great design in all new projects, regardless of scale."
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