Frank Pick

Photograph copyright of the National Portrait Gallery NPG x22842

Frank Pick, 1878-1941

Lived at: 15 Wildwood Road (address at death)

Profession: Designer

Professional work:

  • Marketing manager for the Underground group from 1906;
  • Joint Managing Director of the Underground Group 1928.
  • Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the London Passenger Transport Board, 1933-40.
  • Advocate of good design; he was president of the Design and Industries Association, 1932-34 and the first
  • Chairman for the Council for Art and Industry set up by the board of Trade in 1934. 
  • Set branding style for London Transport in architecture, typography, furnishing and advertising for which he appointed the best contemporary architects, artists and designers.

Frank Pick
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