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A. Which among these was not a core member of ‘Die Weiße Rose’ (The White Rose)?

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B. In the 1920s and 30s, the public interest in book design was rekindled due to the efforts of  William A. Dwiggins. What else is he known for?

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C. Prof. Sudhakar Nadkarni has not been a part of the following design schools?

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D. Who coined the term Universal Design so as to make buildings, products & environments accessible to all?

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E. The sharp witty discourse in the book Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change laid the foundations for humanitarian design. Who wrote it?

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F. The iconic red Valentine portable typewriter, designed by Ettore Sottsass was inspired by which art movement?

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G. The London Underground Diagram, a 20th-century design classic, created by Harry Beck resembled simple and comprehensible circuit diagrams. His background as an _______ greatly helped him.

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H. “Technology might not need art, but art certainly needed technology”, said the famous German Architect _______?

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Demystifying Design Cards

Our idea to keep you informed about design in a small way

QUICK OVERVIEW
Demystifying Design Cards is (currently) a set of 42 cards designed to inform you about personalities, objects, systems, principles, Identity, Art + design education, Design history, Must visits, and more about design in India and around the world. A design card is an effective way to give quick and digestible information for the curious, who might not have stumbled across a design fact.
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Team credits:

YEAR OF CREATION: 2019
CONCEPT AND CONCERN
Mandar Rane
Prof. Mandar Rane
Communication Designer 
Faculty, IDC, IIT Bombay
Prof. Purba Joshi
Product Designer
Faculty, IDC, IIT Bombay
Prem Sonar
Prem Sonar 
UX Designer, IBM
Alumnus, IDC, IIT Bombay
ILLUSTRATION
Laxmi Chandran
Lakshmi Chandran
Illustrator
Student, IDC, IIT Bombay