GB - Design Classics, 13-JAN-2009
Supermarine Spitfire - The Battle of Britain fighter designed by RJ Mitchell
Mini Skirt - Mary Quant
The Mini - Sir Alec Issigonis
Anglepoise Lamp - George Carwardine
Concorde - Aeropatiale and BAC’s supersonic jet was capable of twice the speed of sound and beautiful.
K2 Telephone Kiosk - Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s design is the model Bowie poses in on the back of the Ziggy Stardust album cover.
Polypropylene Chair - Robin Day
Penguin Books - Edward Young
London Underground Map - Harry Beck’s design was based on an electrical wiring diagram.
Routemaster Bus - AAM Durrant, Douglas Scott, Colin Curtis
pictures of the special postmarks for this, and most recent issues, can be found at Norvic Philatelic