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.
From virtual property presentation platforms to craftivism clothing kits, studios are using the current situation to explore new avenues.
The platform is using cultural exploits like photography, film, illustration and music to “elevate women’s sport and carve out more space for female voices”.
The studio’s work for the Australian brand includes a recyclable packaging solution, with “a little bit of theatre built in”.
The 93-year-old graphic designer, who began her career in the 1950s, talks type, luck and forever seeking Armin Hofmann’s “prima”.