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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 ...

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 ...

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 Harry ... for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931. ... end of the District line did not appear on the map until the mid-1950s. ... This freed the design to enable greater flexibility in the positioning of lines and stations.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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Research Guide No 24: Harry Beck

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answer and produced a sketch of the Underground Diagram in 1931, with ... poster did confirm that Beck's designs were the authoritative representation of the .

Harry Beck: The Paris Connection – Creative Review

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Mar 4, 2009 ... Detail from Harry Beck's 1951 Paris Metro map design (which was rejected by ... The answer is, he did – to the nearest major subway network to ... Was this 1931 Berlin S-Bahn diagram (detail shown) an influence on Beck's ...

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

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Jul 20, 2015 ... How could a designer fully represent the spread of London's Underground? ... Harry Beck's 1931 design, shown here, would be the basis for all ...