APRIL 28, 2020
London Tube map. Harry Beck, an engineering draftsman is credited with the design of the London Tube map as we see it today. Unlike regular maps that focus on distance, details, and geographical accuracy, this one resembles a circuit diagram. The neat, clear and color-coded criss-crossing lines is designed with such simplicity and elegance that it later became the template for transport maps all over the world. What was the reason for the wide-spread adoption of this map?