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The Origins of London Transport's Visual Identity

10th March 2020, 17:45 to 19:00, Gala Theatre Durham

Speaker: Richard Taylor
Since emerging in 1916 the London Underground bullseye logo and unique sans-serif typeface have become symbols not just for transport but for the capital itself. How did Edward Johnston, an Uruguayan-born student of mediaeval calligraphy, collaborate with a manager from the north-east’s own railway company to bring about this revolution in graphic design?

Tickets are free but booking is recommended; please contact the Gala Theatre on 03000 266 600 or visit www.galadurham.co.uk. Please note a small number of tickets will be available at the venue on the night of the event.

Contact cvac@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


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