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Harry Beck - Wikipedia

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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 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  ...

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.

Harry Beck: The Paris Connection - Creative Review

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Mar 6, 2009 ... Harry Beck's 1933 London tube diagram is widely celebrated by ... the Underground from background topographical features; compression of ... Underground Map, the Metro operator approached Beck to design a diagram.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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: 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 ...

Harry Beck's Tube map - Transport for London

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Beck's revolutionary design, with certain modifications and additions, survives to the present day and is set to serve London Underground and its millions of ...