Martin Lambie-Nairn in 2008
Martin John Lambie
5 August 1945
Croydon, London, England
|Died||25 December 2020 (aged 75)|
|Education||Canterbury College of Art|
|Known for||Channel 4 "Blocks" logo|
BBC1 "Virtual Globe"
BBC Two 'The 2s' idents
The Personality 2s
Rhythm & Movement
BBC One 'Balloon' idents
Cordelia Summers (m. 1970)
Martin John Lambie-Nairn (5 August 1945 – 25 December 2020) was an English designer and animator. He was the founder of Lambie-Nairn. He was known for creating the original Channel 4 logo. He was born in Croydon.
Lambie-Nairn died on 25 December 2020, aged 75.
Lambie-Nairn also animating the title sequence for British comedy TV series Mind Your Language.
Lambie-Nairn held an Honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Lincoln, and was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design. He also held an Honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Northampton.
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- "CRAFT: The man who made TV sponsorship idents sexy – PROFILE/Martin Lambie-Nairn has changed far more than TV logos, Belinda Archer says". Campaign. Retrieved 28 December 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Martin Lambie-Nairn: Designer behind famous BBC and Channel 4 'idents' dies". BBC News. 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "UNIVERSITY HONOUR FOR 'SPITTING IMAGE' CREATOR". lincoln.ac.uk.
- "Honorands 2010". University of Northampton. Retrieved 28 December 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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