Jonathan Gayman is an editorial photographer and PhotoShelter member whose…
Here are some of the easier ones.
Q: This font combines uppercase and lowercase letters into a single
character set, and is named after a German modernist design school of
the early twentieth century (not a British goth band).
Q: The logo shown above, now the insignia of the New York Yankees, was
originally designed in 1887 by this jewelry company, which put it on a
medal given to a police officer shot in the line of duty.
A. De Beers
Q: Designer Ross Lovegrove has spent his career creating high-concept
industrial works like the lighting scheme above, but his best-known
creation is this iconic portable electronic device, patented in the
U.S. in 1978.
A. The Nintendo Gameboy
C. The cordless phone
D. The Sony Walkman
Q: This tuxedo-style suit for women was created in 1966 by Yves Saint
Laurent, and is credited with breaking the mold for androgynous
modern-day pantsuits and power suits.
A. Le Smoking
B. Le Sizzle
C. Le Pantaloons
D. Le Roux
Go test more of your knowledges here. There are twenty of ’em.