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Harry Beck


Henry Charles Beck known as Harry Beck, was an English technical draughtsman best known for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931.

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic ... - The Verge


Mar 29, 2013 ... Ken Garland, courtesy of London Transport Museum You won't find Harry Beck's face on any coins or postage stamps, but his fingerprints are ...

Harry Beck's Tube map - Transport for London


Originally considered too radical, Harry Beck's London Underground Tube ... To find out more more about Harry Beck and his world famous map please visit the ...

BBC - Culture - The London Underground map: The design that ...


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 ...

Beck's London Underground Map - Jill Britton Home


Harry Beck was an electrical draughtsman and produced drawings of electrical circuits; circuits used in the running of the Underground itself but his training had  ...

Tube map designer Harry Beck honoured with blue plaque | Art and ...


Mar 25, 2013 ... There's no excuse for tourists not being able to find their way to the latest blue plaque to be unveiled in London: it will honour Harry Beck, ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Designers


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

Harry Beck: The Paris Connection - Creative Review


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).

The London Underground Map -- Harry Beck's Design Icon


Henry (Harry) Beck worked as an electrical draftsman in London. ... Underground (subway) which led to his famous "schematic" design which used horizontal, ...

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic ... - Pinterest


London-based designer and illustrator Tim Fishlock posterized Harry Beck's famous alphabet made of sections and lines from the London Underground map.

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Harry Beck | Biography, Designs and Facts - Famous Graphic ...


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

Beck, Henry (Harry) | Explore 20th Century London


Henry Charles Beck, known as Harry Beck, was born at 14 Wesley Road in Leyton on 4 June 1902. His parents were Joshua and Eleanor Louisa Beck.

London's Tube map creator Harry Beck gets blue plaque - BBC News


Mar 25, 2013 ... Tube map designer Harry Beck is to have his iconic creation ... The blue plaque, designed using famous London Underground font, will be ...