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Happy Birthday London Underground!
On 9 January 2013, London Underground celebrates 150 years since the first underground journey took place between Paddington and Farringdon on the Metropolitan Railway
Harry Beck, engineering draftsman with the London Underground’s Signals Office, designed the first diagrammatic tube map in 1931in his spare time.
For design-standard lovers here is a link to Transport for London.
Always aped but never bettered, here are a few examples of London Underground inspired designs.
Sam Loman created this original illustration of the inner workings of the human body using the underground map as a point of reference.
Japanese designer Yuri Suzuki has made a radio from an electronic circuit board that’s arranged to look like the London tube map.
Advertising Agency Saatchi & Saatchi, (Australia) created a London Underground map inspired ad for Sony
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