even more significance to the Vale of Pickering?

Looks like I may have missed out an object of cultural significance from the Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance.

Road Sign designed by Jock Kinneir & Margaret Calvert, 1964 (Design Museum/Guardian)

The example of the road signage system by Jock Kinneir & Margaret Calvert on display in the Design Museum in their new exhibition ‘extraordinary stories about ordinary things’ is from the former A64, A169 crossroads, here in the Vale of Pickering!

The blurb for the new exhibition is to ‘explore national identity through objects that define a nation. Interesting – and perhaps given the major role the A64 has in the Vale of Pickering something about regional identity as well…

more information online:

http://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/2013/extraordinary-stories

For lots more on the work of Jock Kinneir & Margaret Calvert:

http://designmuseum.org/design/jock-kinneir-margaret-calvert

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