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What is the name of the designer who designed the London Underground map?

Harry Beck

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Why is the London Underground map so effective as a design?

As the designer noticed that distances between stations is not important, which was revolutionary as prior maps were based on geography alone.

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What is the name of the man who employed designers to create interesting and radical products?

Alberto Alessi

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What is the name of the designer who created the corkscrew design under Alberto Alessi?

Alessandro Mendini

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What is the name of the designer who created lemon squeezer design under Alberto Alessi?

Philippe Starck

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What is the name of the designer who created the Girotondo Motif design under Alberto Alessi?

Stefano Giovannoni

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What are the names of the designers who designed road signs?

Jock Kinnear and Margaret Calvert

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What 2 new things were adopted in the new road signs design?

An new typeface (the shape of letters) designed to be easy to quickly read when driving, and the use of pictograms (a 2D block-coloured picture that conveys a meaning/warning).

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What is the name of the designer who is famous for his branding logos for things such as P&O, BT and the 2012 Olympic Games?

Wally Olins

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What is the name of the designer famous for his 'Pop-up' books?

Robert Sabuda

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