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Harry Beck

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Henry Charles Beck known as Harry Beck, was an English technical draughtsman best known for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931. .... original design conceived in 1931 by Harry ...

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map ...

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Mar 29, 2013 ... That would change in 1931, when Beck began work on his prototype design. It's not clear what inspired him to undertake the project; according ...

BBC - Culture - The London Underground map: The design that ...

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Jul 20, 2015 ... Harry Beck's 1931 design, shown here, would be the basis for all future Underground maps (Credit: TfL from the London Transport Museum ...

Beck's London Underground Map - Jill Britton Home

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Design & Technology at A1/ A2 levels should allow exploration of topics ... in 1931 but it was considered too radical as it did not show distances relative from any one station to the others. ... First edition of Harry Beck's Underground map, 1933

Tunnel vision: a history of the London tube map | Art and design ...

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Nov 26, 2009 ... Enter Harry Beck, an LU engineer who in 1931 came up with the radical idea of presenting the ever-expanding network as a circuit diagram ...

Beck, Henry (Harry) | Explore 20th Century London

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Henry Charles Beck, known as Harry Beck, was born at 14 Wesley Road in ... In 1931, he proposed a radical new design to illustrate the rapidly expanding ...

Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map | bSix12 - Do ...

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When Beck designed the iconic London Tube map in 1931, he was partly ... of London Underground in 1931 but it was considered too radical as it did not show ... The original London Underground diagram, designed by Harry Beck in 1931 is  ...

Is it the end of the line for London's iconic tube map? | Jonathan ...

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Nov 26, 2009 ... A thing of clarity and beauty ... detail from Harry Beck's 1931 tube map ... Designing a London Oyster map would make a fine project for schools, design colleges and ... How did UK end up voting to leave the European Union?

Artist: Harry Beck - Poster and poster artwork collection, London ...

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Draughtsman , Designed posters for the Underground Group 1931-1933. Harry ... Harry Beck is best known for designing the diagrammatic map of London's ...

Biography: Harry Beck - Online Museum, London Transport Museum

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Harry Beck designed a diagrammatic version of the Underground map in his spare time (1931). .... Beck does it better : Compared to the rest of the Underground, the early map ... Beck presented his first version to the Underground in 1931.

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Harry Beck's Tube map - Transport for London

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Originally considered too radical, Harry Beck's London Underground Tube map has become a design classic. Tube map. Now recognised across the world, the ...

DataViz History: Henry Beck and the London Underground Tube ...

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May 6, 2013 ... Henry Charles Beck (June 4, 1902 – September 18, 1974), known as ... best known for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931. ... the portion of the Metropolitan line beyond Rickmansworth did not ... the geographic background detail was omitted in a map designed by MacDonald Gill.

Harry Beck | Biography, Designs and Facts

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Harry Beck Biography - Harry Beck was an eminent twentieth century ... was rejected after being submitted to Frank Pick of London Underground, in 1931. Beck ...