Here is an interesting variation on how to represent your family tree. I love the idea! Here is what the creator said about this project:
So I was thinking. What if my massive family was a metropolitan transit system? What would the map look like? Well… here it is.
Family trees are a tricky thing to make. They have a specific structure that is difficult to avoid. It took a good 16 hours to finish this design. Most of it was spent working out the system of how to represent the different lines – as well as the many quirky variations like different dads for two kids from the same mum, etc.
The symbolism is interesting and I haven’t figure what all of it means yet but it is a brilliant infographic on a very complex family structure. Many family structures are not straight forward and simple and I really like this solution. How would your family metro map look?