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British Rail Corporate Identity Manual


Author Henning Limited

For the design expert or train buff in your family, this book celebrates the British Rail Corporate Identity in its entirety - not only it's distinctive symbol but it's full graphic design programme, from detailed specimens of the famous Rail Alphabet typeface to the livery of the Inter-City 125.

With full agreement from the Department of Transport - this iconic manual initially created in 1965 have been published as a new, high specification book.

Foreword by Michael C Place, creative director and founder of Build. Introduction by Tony Howard, former head of design at British Rail, now managing director of Transport Design Consultancy. Interview with Gerry Barney, designer of the British Rail double arrow symbol. Essay from James Greenfield, creative director & founder of Koto. Essay from Dr Paul Rennie, writer and Context Subject Leader at Central Saint Martins.

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