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It’s time you appreciated the lovely tiles on the Victoria line

Posted at 8:15 am, December 15, 2014 in Design, Fun London, Transport
Victoria Line

As you are whisked from Walthamstow to Brixton on the trusty Victoria line, do you ever stop to appreciate the lovely tiles nestled in the seat alcoves of each station? If not, it’s about time you did. When the V line opened in 1969, each stop was given a unique visual identity with a special tile motif. Artists and designers created individual designs to reflect the name of the station and history of the area. So for example, the one above at Brixton station was designed by Hans Unger and is a visual pun on bricks. Duh.

Now see if you can guess which station each design below relates to!

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Learn the history of each beautiful tile at victorialinetiles.co.uk.

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