Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir’s motorway signage system of the 1960s features at the new Design Museum exhibition

Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir’s motorway signage system of the 1960s features at the new Design Museum exhibition

Margaret Calvert (born 1936) is a typographer and graphic designer who, with colleague Jock Kinneir, designed many of the road signs used throughout the United Kingdom, as well as the Transport font used on road signs and the Rail Alphabet font used on the British railway system and an early version of the signs used in airports.

Margaret Calvert (born 1936) is a typographer and graphic designer who, with colleague Jock Kinneir, designed many of the road signs used throughout the United Kingdom, as well as the Transport font used on road signs and the Rail Alphabet font used on the British railway system and an early version of the signs used in airports.

Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert

Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert

Every traveler along any of the UK's roadways is familiar with the work of Margaret Calvert.  In collaboration with Jock Kinneir, Calvert developed the graphics and typography program for the M1 in the fifties before it was introduced to the entire country in the sixties. | Influential Women in Industrial & Graphic Design

Every traveler along any of the UK's roadways is familiar with the work of Margaret Calvert. In collaboration with Jock Kinneir, Calvert developed the graphics and typography program for the M1 in the fifties before it was introduced to the entire country in the sixties. | Influential Women in Industrial & Graphic Design

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Jock Kinneir + Margaret Calvert

Jock Kinneir + Margaret Calvert

TYPOGRAPHY MODULE 18/02/13  Today we learnt about typography used in wayfinding and the work of Jock Kinneir & Margaret Calvert.  It was interesting to learn about the requirements needed for road signage and what peoples eyes respond to quickest.

TYPOGRAPHY MODULE 18/02/13 Today we learnt about typography used in wayfinding and the work of Jock Kinneir & Margaret Calvert. It was interesting to learn about the requirements needed for road signage and what peoples eyes respond to quickest.

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Jock Kinneir + Margaret Calvert - [Designmuseum] - Image 1

Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert

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Test sketch for British road sign system by Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert

Test sketch for British road sign system by Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert

Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir’s motorway signage system of the 1960s features at the new Design Museum exhibition

Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir’s motorway signage system of the 1960s features at the new Design Museum exhibition

Margaret Calvert – 6 colour screenprint on Somerset Paper, based on a page from Margaret Calvert's sketchbook for Pentagram

Margaret Calvert – 6 colour screenprint on Somerset Paper, based on a page from Margaret Calvert's sketchbook for Pentagram

Margaret Calvert designed signs, symbols, and type for the British road system in 1963 with Jock Kinneir

Margaret Calvert designed signs, symbols, and type for the British road system in 1963 with Jock Kinneir

6.Children crossing sign, designed by Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir for the Ministry of Transport, 1964 ©   From British Design, 1948-2012, V

6.Children crossing sign, designed by Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir for the Ministry of Transport, 1964 © From British Design, 1948-2012, V

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