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2014/105/3 Design concept sketches or drawings of Opal card ticketing reader (14 pages), ink on paper, made by Lee Liston and Robbie Wells, 4design, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010. Click to enlarge.

Design concept sketches for Opal card ticketing reader

Made by 4DESIGN in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2010.

These drawings show a number of different concepts for the Opal card ticketing reader, a contactless smart card reading device for the Opal card electronic ticketing system for Sydney’s public transport. The drawings represent the hand of the designer at the beginning of what is largely a digital design and manufacturing process. These sketches, along with the design model and final reader illustrate part of the design and manufacturing process for a major part of Sydney’s transport infrastructu...

Summary

Object No.

2014/105/3

Object Statement

Design concept sketches or drawings of Opal card ticketing reader (14 pages), ink on paper, made by Lee Liston and Robbie Wells, 4design, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010

Physical Description

Fourteen A4 pages with design concept drawings / sketches for the Opal smart card ticketing reader. The design concepts are drawn in black and yellow ink on white paper.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

295 mm

Width

209 mm

Production

Notes

The design concept sketches are by Lee Liston, Robbie Wells and the team at 4design, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, 2010.

History

Notes

These sketches were lent to the Powerhouse Museum and reproduced for display in the 2013 Australian International Design Awards exhibition.


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Source

Credit Line

Gift of Transport for NSW, 2014

Acquisition Date

23 September 2014

Cite this Object

Harvard

Design concept sketches for Opal card ticketing reader 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 September 2019, <https://ma.as/510790>

Wikipedia

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