Henry Charles Beck known as Harry Beck, was an English technical
draughtsman best known ... The design was therefore rejected by the Publicity
department at first, but the designer persisted. So, af...
Mar 29, 2013 ... Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map ... authorities,
but soon proved popular among London commuters. ... Prior to Beck's design, the
Underground map was about as legible as a bowl of spaghetti.
Jul 20, 2015 ... The fact that there were so many Underground maps before Harry Beck's famous
'diagram' of 1931 – the blueprint of today's maps – was proof ...
Design & Technology at A1/ A2 levels should allow exploration of topics & issues
around the subject ... First edition of Harry Beck's Underground map, 1933
The London Underground Map -- Harry Beck's Design Icon ... London
Underground (subway) which led to his famous "schematic" design which used
Mar 25, 2013 ... Revolutionary designer whose map detangled London's chaotic transport system
has work acknowledged with heritage plaque. ... Harry Beck, designer of the
London Underground map. Photograph: ... Most popular in US ...
Harry Beck's tube map is a London icon and a masterpiece of design. ....
According to Garland, Beck had become known in the publicity department for
Harry Beck (also known by the name Henry Charles Beck), born 1902 in Leyton,
London, died 1974. Draughtsman , Designed posters for the Underground ...
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.
Mar 4, 2009 ... Detail from Harry Beck's 1951 Paris Metro map design (which was rejected .... (
note the adoption of the famous London Underground roundel).