Once tube map designer Harry Beck had moved from concept drawing:

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simplifying this:

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to this (for more information see HERE):

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the design world was quick to adopt and adapt his creation in myriad other marvellous maps.

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A Beck-inspired map of the world…
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and another.
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A Beckesque map of the human body…
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and the workings of the heart…
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A Beck-map of Broadway Shows…
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…Shakespearean characters,
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…and the delights of Somerset.
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From Middle Earth…
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to London’s underground rivers…

Beck’s legacy lives on.

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One thought on “Marvellous Maps 4. ‘Maps Inspired by Harry Beck’

  1. The BCNS have done one of… guess what… the BCN. Only available on (laminated) paper as far as I know. It seems to be a good candidate for the treatment.

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