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My regular trains seem to have had some unholy design collision with a US low-cost airline, as both their new liveries seem to have come from the same design school...

So... South West Trains meet Southwest Airlines.

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My regular trains seem to have had some unholy design collision with a US low-cost airline, as both their new liveries seem to have come from the same design school...

So... South West Trains meet Southwest Airlines.

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Is it a plane?

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Is it a train?</div>
What is it with the purpley-blue and reddish orange? And why is it just a little too hard on the eye at dark o'clock in the morning?

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maetang
Jul. 23rd, 2004 04:47 pm (UTC)
Yarrrragh!

*blinks*

Blue and orange are opposite each other on a colour wheel, which means they contrast strongly. That's very vivid as design choices go.
maetang
Jul. 23rd, 2004 04:54 pm (UTC)
Oh, and come to think of it, yellow, red, purpley-blue - isn't that like Superman?
the_gardener
Jul. 24th, 2004 06:57 am (UTC)
why is it just a little too hard on the eye at dark o'clock in the morning?

To help keep the commuters awake?
pling
Jul. 24th, 2004 07:59 am (UTC)
Nah, they don't care about commuters, it's to keep the staff awake ;)
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