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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Beck

Henry Charles Beck (4 June 1902 – 18 September 1974), known as Harry Beck, was an English technical draughtsman best known for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931. .... is an evolution of the original design conceived in 1931 by Harry Beck' is printed on every London Underground map.

www.theverge.com/2013/3/29/4160028/harry-beck-designer-of-iconic-london-underground-map

Mar 29, 2013 ... Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map ... Prior to Beck's design, the Underground map was about as legible as a bowl ... That would change in 1931, when Beck began work on his prototype design.

tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/culture-and-heritage/art-and-design/harry-becks-tube-map

Originally considered too radical, Harry Beck's London Underground Tube map has become a design classic.

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/great-works/great-works-the-london-underground-map-1931-1771565.html

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?

www.famousgraphicdesigners.org/harry-beck

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

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150720-the-london-underground-map-the-design-that-shaped-a-city

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 ...

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2009/nov/25/london-tube-map-design

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.

theconversation.com/sublime-design-the-london-underground-map-26240

May 26, 2014 ... Designed and sketched in 1931 upon the double-page spread of an exercise ... Henry Beck's map design in 1933 for London Underground. ... Beck did this by applying a graphic magnifying glass, enlarging the centralised ...

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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  ...