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150 years of London Underground design
Mark Ovenden Wednesday 06 May 2020

This presentation covers the surprising attempts to create some graphic unity since the 1860s. We will look at the expansion of the London Underground and the need to create cohesion between the different operating companies, from Leslie Green's architecture and the Arts & Crafts Movement, through Edward Johnston's typeface, and the Streamline Moderne and Art Deco movements to recent schemes including the Elizabeth Line and the Northern Line extension.