London underground map by Harry Beck, 1933

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

Eureka! Henry Becks original drawing for the diagrammatic tube map (1931), which sets out routes and stations according to clarity rather than geographical accuracy

Tunnel vision: a history of the London tube map

Eureka! Henry Becks original drawing for the diagrammatic tube map (1931), which sets out routes and stations according to clarity rather than geographical accuracy

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map | The Verge

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

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map | The Verge

We designers salute you Harry Beck, designer of the iconic Tube map. The blue plaque at 14 Wesley Road in east London.

We designers salute you Harry Beck, designer of the iconic Tube map. The blue plaque at 14 Wesley Road in east London.

Paris Metro Map by Harry Beck 1951

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

London Underground map: Harry Beck, 1931. Timeless, attractive, and perfectly functional. A map that is genius. @Design Council #GBdesign

London Underground map: Harry Beck, 1931. Timeless, attractive, and perfectly functional. A map that is genius. @Design Council #GBdesign

Harry Beck - London Subway map

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

Harry Beck - London Subway map

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

Alphabets: A Miscellany of Letters by David Sacks

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

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