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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 ...

Harry Beck | Biography, Designs and Facts

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Harry Beck Biography - Harry Beck was an eminent twentieth century English technical draftsman. He designed the iconic topological map of London's ...

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 ...

Harry Beck and the LOndon Underground Map - The background to ...

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Harry Beck has a significant design status having designed the London Underground Map. The map was the forerunner of the now common approach to  ...

A Graphic Design History of the London Underground - Adam

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Aug 19, 2013 ... An history of the London Underground's graphic design including Frank Pick's design direction, Edward Johnston's typography & Harry Beck's Tube Map. ... Thanks Adam for giving us the important background of London ...

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 ... the Underground from background topographical features; compression of ...

Harry Beck: Biography | Harry Beck/Ladislav Sutnar

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Henry Charles “HarryBeck (born 1902 in London; died 1974, London) ... This leap was so radical for its time, in fact, that his initial design, submitted in 1931, ...

How London's New Night Tube Map Was Made | Co.Design ...

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One such map used the standard white background of the regular Tube map but .... [If you love the design of the new Night Tube map or Harry Beck's 1931 Tube ...

Eye Magazine | Blog | Even further beyond Beck

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Sep 16, 2013 ... Harry Beck's underground map has to be the most celebrated and ... Designers and commentators, including Beck himself, have worried away at this ... he does reference his background from time to time, and deploys it to ...

Harry Beck: The Paris Connection | Atelier Tally

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Sep 27, 2009 ... Harry Beck's 1933 London tube diagram is widely celebrated by graphic designers. ... visual information design when Harry Beck's London Underground ... Underground from background topographical features; compression ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Designers

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Harry Beck designed the London Underground map of 1933. Beck's design ... yellow background. Kinnear and Calvert are famous for designing UK road signs.