The BBC has launched a new site aimed at promoting its first digital channel, BBC Choice. The site (at www.bbc.co.uk/choice) was commissioned by BBC Broadcast and designed and produced by London-based Nykris Digital Design, which was selected from a number of consultancies, though was not asked to pitch, according to Nykris art director Nikki Barton. While the existing site is ‘an introduction to the channel, it will develop into one which is very interactive and reflects the channel’s aims to give the viewer more choice’, she says.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.