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1

What did Harry Beck design?

The London Underground Map

2

Who made the London Underground Map?

Harry Beck

3

What is a non-geographical map?

A map that does not relate or show the actual topography and layout of th eland

4

Where did Beck get his idea from?

Electrical wiring diagrams and how simple they were

5

Why is Becks design so popular?

-The users don't need to know the distance
-It can be adapted to many layouts
-Colours can make it easier to read
-It can be shrunk down or made large easily
-It can be used without knowing the language
-It clearly shows the systems and interchanges

6

What did Alberto Alessi do?

He produced and marketed other peoples designs, which were creative and mass produced.

7

What did Alessi combine?

The aspects of Mass production and creativity, to make attractive products

8

Give an example of an Alessi product.

Alessandro Medini's corkscrew- with the little heads
Phillipe Starcks lemon squeezer- The weird UFO like thing

9

What did Jock Kinnear and Margaret Calvert do?

They designed the road signs that are used everywhere.

10

What is good about the typeface on Road signs?

It is clear and easy to read while moving

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What is the road signs font called?

Transport

12

What on road signs makes them universal?

The use of pictograms

13

What is a pictogram?

A simple drawing with meaning

14

What have been added to road signs recently to make them safer?

Smart materials that are fluorescent and reflective.

15

What is good about the colours on road signs?

They are clear and blocked, making it easy to read.

16

Why did Jock Kinnear and Margaret Calvert design road signs?

Because cars were travelling further and a more widespread road sign was needed instead of different ones for different areas.

17

Who designed the road signs?

Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinnear

18

What does Wally Ollins specialise in?

Brand consulting and creating a corporate image for companies.

19

What is Wally Ollins advertising company called?

Wolff Ollins

20

Name some companies Wolff Ollins has worked with

P&O
BT

21

What is corporate image?

The branding of a company

22

What is a corporate identity?

The qualities and values an organisation wishes to be recognised by. It's products, audience, signage and public appearance.

23

What Key Designer worked with brand identity?

Wally Ollins

24

What Key Designer worked with pop up books?

Robert Sabuda

25

What did Robert Sabuda do?

Robert Sabuda designed books with complex paper engineering

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What makes Robert Sabuda's pop up books successful?

Using complex and simple paper engineering and aiming to entertain both adults and children.