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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 ...

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 ... As the tube system grew during the early 1900's maps showed the layout as it ...

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: 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, ...

Harry Beck and London's iconic tube map - Time Out

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The tube map almost never made it out of its creator's notebook. The designer was Harry Beck, a young draughtsman who drew electrical circuits for 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  ...

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 ...

HENRY CHARLES BECK, MATERIAL CULTURE AND THE ...

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Nonetheless, Pick integrated architecture itself into the design of London Transport: ... Harry Beck received pay of about nine dollars for this original piece of work, ..... be the most important political and economic background for the Tube Map.

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 ...

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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 bowl of spaghetti ... Beck's aesthetic to a more geographically accurate layout — and ...

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.