The Play’s the Thing: The National Theatre logo at 40

Ian Dennis’ distinctive ‘NT’ logo has lost none of its charm since it was first introduced. In this extract from the book, TM, Dennis reveals how he came up with the design while working at FHK Henrion’s studio

SENIOR DESIGNER

London (Euston)

MID-WEIGHT DESIGNER

Harpenden, Hertfordshire

DESIGNER

Witney, Oxfordshire

HEAD OF DESIGN

Winchester