How the Underground became mainstream
London Underground By Design by Mark Ovenden. Particular Books, €25.20. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.
London Underground By Design
The frenetic growth of the London Underground in the early part of the 20th century created problems for its map designers. An official pocket map - the world's first - of the District line was adapted for the Underground's integrated system, but rapid expansion resulted in a congested diagram of the network.
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