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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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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