So you can imagine how far my jaw dropped when I saw this 1976 NASA Graphics Standards Manual. The choice of the Gulfstream II for the STA was not decided upon until 1977 (the A-6 Intruder was also being considered prior to that date). London EC1R 5AR, © 2020 - Hatched Limited - Privacy Policy. I would buy a copy of this book. I guess it depends on how much you consider a lot, but between this manual and the NYC sub system, they've raised over 1.5 Mil - For just reprinting free stuff and selling them for $75 a head - … "January 1976."

An original Graphics Standards Manual from 1976 when NASA transitioned to the “worm logo” (more info). National Aeronautics and Space Administration.\" ; Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin). NASA Graphic Standards Manual — 1976. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Designed by Danne & Blackburn in 1975 and rescinded by NASA in 1992. So to see a vintage one from NASA’s old look and feel, got us pretty excited in a trainspotter geeky kind of way. SEO…it’s important. I have a manual from 1976 in mint condition. So you can imagine how far my jaw dropped when I saw this 1976 NASA Graphics Standards Manual.

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Created by design firm Danne & Blackburn in 1975, this manual outlines the proper use of one of the best brand identities of the last century. So you can imagine how far my jaw dropped when I saw this 1976 NASA Graphics Standards Manual. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. G/O Media assumes no liability for content posted by Kinja users to this platform. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Like this: Like Loading... Related. CN is very cool though, just not as iconic as NASA outside of canada. I only say this because there are diagrams of the Shuttle, Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA), and Hubble Space Telescope which do not correlate to their appearance (or existence) at such an early date. One lucky soul has managed to get some hi-res scansof the some of the pages.

They covered everything they could think of at the time, from paper-based communication to spacecraft. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

It’s still a reminder for me of the future I expected as a kid. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh96011203> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/dcu>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/43030114>.

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Designed in 1974 by Danne & Blackburn, rescinded in 1992 by NASA, reissued in 2016 as a hardcover book.

So I took a piece of graph paper and made X’s in squares corresponding to each of the letter forms. NASA Graphics Standards Manual 1976. The blue “meatball” is endearing. The tiles as shown on this graphic manual’s diagram are in their final tile arrangement (which was a result of engineering necessities discovered through testing). The E-mail message field is required. My guess is that the featured sample is an updated reprint of the original graphic standards. # United States. I have to say, while I was looking at the NASA logo, all I could think of was its relation to the CN logo. Do you have a project you’d like our help with? The hunt has officially begun.

Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. I think I got half way through the N and was like—screw this. This solution, having a public brand (the type only NASA signature) and in house insignia (the old logo illustration) is not uncommon.

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NASA Graphics Standards Manual Hardcover – January 21, 2017 by NASA (Author) 1.6 out of 5 stars 10 ratings. Please enter your name. The NASA Graphics Standards Manual by Richard Danne and Bruce Blackburn is a futuristic vision for an agency at the cutting edge of science and exploration. © 2020 Antonio Carusone. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. As some of you already know, I’m a little obsessed with finding vintage design materials, especially graphics manuals like this one for the 1976 Montreal Olympics. silly canada, always trying to 1-up america.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Seeing that logo placed on a graph paper grid reminded me of a funny mom-moment as a kid.

It specified the official typeface: Futura.

It is the official policy document regarding NASA identification (use of logotype), communication in general and sets the tone and level of quality for all NASA graphics. It seemes to have been phased out sometime in the late 90’s. It beat out the NASA logo by 16 years and is strikingly similar. I guess it depends on how much you consider a lot, but between this manual and the NYC sub system, they've raised over 1.5 Mil - For just reprinting free stuff and selling them for $75 a head - …

http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85056474> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2620442947#Topic\/logotypes_printing_standards>. Both have wonderful feel, and a nice relation of form to concept, but nothing can dig the YSL logo from the space it holds in my heart. Jul 19, 2011 - As some of you already know, I’m a little obsessed with finding vintage design materials, especially graphics manuals like this one for the 1976 Montreal Olympics. You can pay people for a hardcopy, or you can download it yourself here. thanks for the tips on the CN logo guys. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. United States.

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1) a school brand which is used the most in public to represent the academic and most university stuff (UUIC “I” column symbol or CSU, UC, OS initials, or simply the name – Yale) Small Fries can now compete with Blue Chips! NASA should have the Danne & Blackburn system for all official stuff going out to the public. I wanna live in a world where there’s an Aerospace Education Unit. So you can imagine how far my jaw dropped when I saw this 1976 NASA Graphics Standards Manual. All rights reserved. Purchase Created by Jesse Reed & Hamish Smyth Jesse Reed & Hamish Smyth. When NASA chose to abandon this brilliant and futuristic design and go back to the retro logo, it was like Apple abandoning the white apple symbol and going back to the overly complex wood carving illustration of the apple tree (its first logo). Created by design firm Danne & Blackburn in 1975, this manual outlines the proper use of, in my opinion, one of the best brand identities of the last century.

Everybody I talked to at Kennedy Space Center hated that logo. Sadly, this is why many great brands are put to death illogically.

79 Clerkenwell Road Nice find. As some of you already know, I’m a little obsessed with finding vintage design materials, especially graphics manuals like this one for the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Available on many styles, sizes, and colors. 2) a sports identity like an animal as symbol (UConn husky) You can easily create a free account. I’d love to see the whole manual. The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. This is a platform for User Generated Content. you’re right, it’s very iconic. I think it still holds up in a “that’s what I expect a NASA logo to look like” kind of way. At Hatched, we love and appreciate brand guidelines. Anyone has a copy for sale? Hatched

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The old emblem should have been kept as some sort of special insignia – like the emblem for the agency astronauts only. Bookmark the permalink. Shop Nasa Graphics Standards Manual 1976 0048 Motor Vehicle Idenitification Demonstrations custom made just for you. NASA changed the branding because the branding reflected an attitude and organizational culture that very publicly killed 7 people in 1986. The 70’s logo does look very good here in this book, but it’s change at the time was equal to the recent rebranding of The Gap. Posted on March 7, 2016 by bl4nk. UPDATE: Tim has kindly documented more pages from the manual, and posted them to his Flickr. In 1976, NASA produced a graphic standards manual for internal use, for all applications of the logo, and how things should look. The older “seal” could be reserved for special mostly in house uses making it special to NASA historically.