Category: Design

A New Decluttered Tube Map

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Better Than Beck? Decluttered Tube Map Wins Fans (And Haters) Someone’s taken on Harry Beck, and may just be winning. Unlike TfL’s tube map, based on the design principles of Harry Beck in 1931, this one allows for sweeping curves. The central zone — the bit most tourists will be interested in — is given […]

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Take a look inside the new Tube trains coming to the Piccadilly line

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Take a look inside the new Tube trains coming to the Piccadilly line. It’s a credit to the Piccadilly line that you can’t really tell its trains are nearly 50 years old. But they are, and they are not up to the task of transporting Londoners anymore. The trains are increasingly expensive and tricky to […]

The Beautiful Red-Tile Tube Stations Of Leslie Green

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The Beautiful Red-Tile Tube Stations Of Leslie Green. Instantly recognisable, the red-tiled tube station is an icon of London. These much-loved stations on the Bakerloo, Northern and Piccadilly lines are the work of Leslie Green (1875-1908). Each station is slightly different, but all use the same motifs: red-glazed tiles, large arched windows, a prominent cornice […]

This Tube map shows the nearest happy hour to each London Underground station

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This Tube map shows the nearest happy hour to each London Underground station. Calling all budget-conscious drinkers: a map showing the nearest happy hour to a number of London Underground stations has been created. Source: This Tube map shows the nearest happy hour to each London Underground station | London Evening Standard

Redesigned Tube map shows cheapest pints of beer close to London stations

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Redesigned Tube map shows the cheapest pints of beer close to London stations. Find yours! The tube is the best way to get home after visiting the pub. It’s warm, cheaper than an Uber, and you can’t kill anyone unless you really intend to. We were curious about the cheapest pub on the line, so […]

Charles Holden’s Tube Stations Mapped

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Charles Holden’s Tube Stations Mapped BY M@ Click or tap for larger version.Ever seen a brown-brick tube station with large windows? Then you’ve probably clocked the work of Charles Holden. Holden (1875-1960) designed dozens of stations for London Underground, including many of architectural distinction. Source: Charles Holden’s Tube Stations Mapped | Londonist

London transport fabrics over the decades

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London transport fabrics over the decades. As part of the Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textile project, London Transport Museum curator Georgia Morley has researched the hard wearing and distinctively-patterned fabrics that have covered Britain’s transport seating since the 1920s. Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2019/mar/12/london-transport-distinctive-fabrics-moquette-history-in-pictures

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