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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 ...

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 ...

Beck's London Underground Map - Jill Britton Home

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Design & Technology at A1/ A2 levels should allow exploration of topics & issues ... greater opposition ~ this certainly proved the case when Harry Beck chose to submit a new idea for a 'simpler' map of the London Underground system in 1931 . ... in 1931 but it was considered too radical as it did not show distances relat...

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

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Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map ... of London Underground in 1931 but it was considered too radical as it did not show distances ... The original London Underground diagram, designed by Harry Beck in 1931 is one of the ...

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 ... so creating a modernist design icon that has never been bettered.

Harry Beck's 1936 Underground Map Poster | London Transport ...

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Map of the Underground, by Harry C Beck, 1936. Available ... Design Your Own Furniture. Furniture .... Espresso Cups Set of 4 - Beck`s 1931 Underground Map.

Biography: Harry Beck - Online Museum, London Transport Museum

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Presentation drawing of Tube map by Harry Beck, 1931 : Beck was paid only five ... Beck does it better : Compared to the rest of the Underground, the early map .... ideas used in earlier maps, Beck achieved a stroke of genius with his design.

Great Works: The London Underground Map (1931) | Great Works ...

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Aug 13, 2009 ... In the early 1930's Harry Beck introduced his revolutionary design. Beck's ... Did Beck arrange his plan with any patterns or figures in his mind?

London Underground map: Harry Beck, 1931. Timeless, attractive ...

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maps, genius design, beck 1931, tube map, map harry, map pure, harry beck, london .... London Just Did A Great Thing For Tourists| tube map that names sights ...

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

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Jul 20, 2015 ... Harry Beck's London Tube map (Credit: Credit: TfL from the London Transport Museum. Harry Beck's 1931 design, shown here, would be the basis for all future Underground maps (Credit: .... Does this image sum up Britain?

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 ...

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 ...