Fifty Cars That Changed The World

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1840915854
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But how much do we know about it? Fifty Cars That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 cars that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today.

The Story Of The Car

Author: Giles Chapman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1526360780
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The Story of the Car is the start of a groundbreaking series of stunning books on the social history of transport, with The Story of Flight and The Story of Space Travel to follow.

Fifty Bicycles That Changed The World

Author: Alex Newson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1840916508
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The Lotus team put this prototype in the wind tunnels usually used to develop
racing cars. Surprised by the results, they agreed to put their own expertise into
further improving it. British cyclist Chris Boardman then became involved and
agreed to ride the machine in the 4,000metre pursuit at the 1992 Barcelona
Olympics. When Boardman arrived in Barcelona with the Type 108, people were
astonished. Its sleek shape and black carbonfibre monocoque design resembled
something ...

Fifty Typefaces That Changed The World

Author: John L Walters
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1840916494
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You can see versions of the typeface stamped on to German cars, tanks and
aeroplane parts, and on the country's road signs. In recent years it has acquired a
cult status, used by designers who value its 'undesigned' look for car
advertisements and techno albums. Yet for many years, despite its role as
Germany's 'national typeface', DIN was something of an 'outsider' alphabet, often
excluded from histories of type design. This is because its lines and curves are
unsophisticated, with a ...

Fifty Bags That Changed The World

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1840915846
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Teaming bold, simple shapes and gorgeous icecream colours (mustard,
pistachio green, candy pink), these were bags that were meant to be used, not
shown – carried on crowded commuter trains and teeming city streets, flung into
supermarket baskets or tossed onto the back seats of cars. In short, they were the
perfect bags for the liberated women of the Betty Friedan generation. The leather
shopper was the undoubted star of the Coach range. Available in three sizes and
in a range ...

Frank Whittle Icon Science

Author: Andrew Nahum
Publisher: Icon Books
ISBN: 1785782568
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Here is a story of what pushing technology to its limits can achieve - and the effect that such achievement can have on those involved.

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ISBN: 9789743154096
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The Machine That Changed The World

Author: James P. Womack
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847375960
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And, since all cars broke down frequently, ease of repair was key. At Highland
Park, Ford rarely inspected finished automobiles. No one ran an engine until the
car was ready to drive ... It wasn't until fifty years later that plants organized on
leanproduction principles could deliver nearperfect quality without extensive
endoftheline inspections and large amounts of rework. THE LOGICAL LIMITS OF
MASS PRODUCTION: THE ROUGE True mass production began with Highland
Park, but ...

How Toyota Changed The World

Author: K. Dennis Chambers
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788184950526
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That's what this book is all about. As veteran writer K. Dennis Chambers shows, Toyota, crazy like a fox, had a long-term plan to become a top-tier player in the auto industry.