Editor: Wallace Henning Publisher: Henning Limited Publication: 2016, First Edition Binding: Hardcover, section sewn Pages: 472 Size: 315 x 255 Text: English
High specification reproduction of the iconic British Rail Corporate Identity Manual.
(Introduction) 'For many designers, historians and rail enthusiasts the original British Rail Corporate Identity Manual is a revered object. It captures that moment in time when the corporate identity was first launched, when a modern all-embracing monolithic identity was applied to one of the UK's biggest nationalised industries. Clearly they have an enduring respect for the corporate identity but perhaps little real appreciation of the contribution the Manual itself made to the success of the corporate identity.
The Manual was designed to be a working tool. Although influenced by earlier corporate identity manuals produced by large American corporations, the British Rail Manual was, like the identity, one of the first of its kind in Europe. It set the standard for how large corporate identities are implemented but more importantly, how they are controlled...'
Condition: Fine/Near Fine. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover. Please contact me for further information on condition.
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