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Gordon Andrews (Graphic Identities)

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Carpenter, painter, drawer, jewellery designer and furniture maker. Gordon Andrews was all these things, and they informed the playful graphic, interior and exhibition design for which he is most remembered.

His most enduring legacy, however, is his design of Australia’s decimal currency. Convening in 1963, a consulting committee of Australia’s leading graphic designers, including Douglas Annand and Alistair Morrison, was determined to create the world’s best designed banknotes. Andrews …