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89/735-36 Portfolio, comprising design work for the Reserve Bank of Australia's banknote printing works in Craigieburn Victoria, paper, designed by Gordon Andrews, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1981-1982. Click to enlarge.

Design work for the RBA's banknote printing works by Gordon Andrews

Designed
Andrews designed the murals, graphics and signage for the Reserve Bank's banknote printing works. The material consists of a presentation folio containing text, floor plans and illustrations; original pencil sketches, dyelines and mock-ups of designs; and a palette of colours used.

A slide of the murals for the printing hall will be found at 89/735-14/180.

Summary

Object No.

89/735-36

Object Statement

Portfolio, comprising design work for the Reserve Bank of Australia's banknote printing works in Craigieburn Victoria, paper, designed by Gordon Andrews, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1981-1982

Physical Description

Andrews designed the murals, graphics and signage for the Reserve Bank's banknote printing works. The material consists of a presentation folio containing text, floor plans and illustrations; original pencil sketches, dyelines and mock-ups of designs; and a palette of colours used.

A slide of the murals for the printing hall will be found at 89/735-14/180.

Production

Notes

In his Curriculum Vitae (on object file) Andrews makes the following comments about this project in 1981-1982.

'Reserve Bank Note Printing Building, Craigieburn. Murals, graphics and signage throughout the complex. Murals and features in the Staff Centre. The graphics for the main building presented a unique problem since the building is a fortress and is somewhat forbidding. Four 100m long accessways, stairwells and huge spaces required special treatment to relieve the otherwise claustrophobic and intimidating aspects of the building.'

Cite this Object

Harvard

Design work for the RBA's banknote printing works by Gordon Andrews 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 January 2022, <https://ma.as/100350>

Wikipedia

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