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 ...
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 ...
Originally considered too radical, Harry Beck's London Underground Tube map
has become a design classic. Tube map. Now recognised across the world, the ...
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 ... 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
Harry Beck Biography - Harry Beck was an eminent twentieth century ... was
rejected after being submitted to Frank Pick of London Underground, in 1931.
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.
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 ...
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.
Draughtsman , Designed posters for the Underground Group 1931-1933. Harry ...
Harry Beck is best known for designing the diagrammatic map of London's ...