Pearce designs war memorial for Science Museum

Pentagram’s Harry Pearce has designed an elegant tribute to members of staff at London’s Science Museum who died during the First and Second World Wars

Pentagram‘s Harry Pearce has designed an elegant tribute to members of staff at London’s Science Museum who died during the First and Second World Wars

The memorial takes the form of a wall-mounted plaque made from a single piece of cast iron. Each layer represents a world war with ‘19’ serving as a link between the two sets of dates ‘14-18’ and ‘39-45’. A single cross is cut through both layers.

 

 

This is the wooden ‘cast proof’ used in production:

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