The Pratt Institute's 50 Most Groundbreaking Designs

U.S. Department of Transportation Symbol Signs

Artist: Roger Cook

Year: 1974

Medium: Graphic Design

Cook, with his partner Don Shanosky, designed 34 internationally recognizable graphic symbols that were chosen to be displayed on public signs. The artists were hired by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), while the graphics were used by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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