The BBC’s new flagship documentary series Modern Times has hit the airwaves with a title sequence by Tim Platt and Iain Greenway of the BBC Graphic Design Department. Series editor Stephen Lambert asked for visually and mentally stimulating titles. Greenway and Platt devised the idea of the modern world meeting the old world, using an image of an electric charge running through the filament of a candle-shaped light bulb. Models were made by Steve Wiltshire.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.