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Pick, Frank (1878–1941)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Frank Pick was a British design manager born in Lincolnshire and educated at the University of London. Pick initially worked for the North Eastern Railway. He is best known for his role as the vice chairman of the London Passenger Transport...

Beck, Henry Charles (Harry) (1902–74)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...London Underground diagram designer, Harry Beck was born and worked in London, England. He was an unemployed engineering draughtsman when he first made sketches of a new London Underground map, in 1931—which is more precisely a diagram...

Council for Art and Industry, Britain (1933–44)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1933, the Council for Art and Industry (CAI) was established through the British Board of Trade under the chairmanship of Frank Pick. In their report, the 1932 Gorell Committee had raised concerns about the lack of design quality...

London Transport Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the second half of the nineteenth century, London grew to be the largest city in the world and the capital of the British Empire. With the separation of work, home, and leisure and the growth of the suburbs, new transportation...

Barman, Christian (1898–1980)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Barman studied architecture under Sir Charles Reilly at Liverpool, later establishing himself as an industrial designer through his design for the first British-made streamlined electric iron for HMV that went into production in 1935....

Johnston, Edward (1872–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Uruguayan-born British typographer who devised the sans-serif font commonly used by London Transport until 1985 and introduced under Frank Pick and Christian Barman. Johnston was engaged to teach calligraphy at the Central School of Arts...

Frank Pick

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...Frank Pick was a British design manager born in Lincolnshire and educated at the University of London. Pick initially worked for the North Eastern Railway. He is best known for his role as the vice chairman of the London Passenger Transport...

Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la vie Moderne (1937)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Paris Exposition of 1937 was set up to show that art and technology could work together for a peaceful society. The presentation of the latest scientific discoveries to the public was achieved through a number of pavilions including...

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...All nation states are artificial constructions. A brief survey of the changes in the territory and dominion of Britain over the last two hundred years reveals one aspect of that construction in action. In 1801, the Act of Union with Ireland...