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Design and Development team
The Design Team was commissioned in 1997 to develop the thinking behind Bristol
Legible City and develop an approach, identity, sign system and a ream of interlinking
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City Centre Projects and Urban design
The urban design project team within the Department of Environment, Transport
and Leisure, is responsible for major innovative projects in the city centre.
The lead council team for Bristol Legible City includes Tina Speake, project
manager; Jonathan Banks, responsible developing the art programme, and is lead
by Alastair Brook.
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The technical and graphics team within the City Council, also part of the Department
of Environment, Transport and Leisure, consists of graphics designers, cartographers,
model makers, web developers and photographers. Their role with Legible City
is to produce and artwork the majority of elements.
A specialist team of urban designers led by Mike Rawlinson provided the catalyst
thinking and partnered the Council Team to select and manage the overall process
to achieve the highest quality results.
A multi-disciplinary group led by Tim Fendley was responsible for concepts and
the delivery of the information design and communication design elements of
A project team led by Sam Gullam was involved with concepts, designing, developing
and overseeing the manufacture of the physical sign system.
Geoff Wood, a public arts consultant was part of the team to involve artists
with the development of the initiative
FAT - Fashion, Architecture, Taste - is a group of artists and architects interested
the city. In 2001 Sean Griffiths from FAT was appointed as lead artist for Legible
City to guide a programme of arts projects.
The team has been augmented and supported on certain projects by the following
service areas of the Council and other consultants:
BCC Traffic Management – Mike Grinyer
BCC Corporate Communications – Stuart Long
BCC Bristol Civil Engineering
BCC Arts Development Unit
Bristol Cultural Development Partnership – Andrew Kelly
RNIB Joint Mobility
Qube Design Associates
Wood & Wood
AIG:Applied Information Group
Every attempt has been made to include all those involved. If we have missed
you please contact
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