The BBC post-production 3D design and digital effects team has created the computer graphics and effects sequences for National Geographic’s documentary Secret Weapons. The programme is set in the future and uses CGI, macro photography and natural history footage to show how military design seeks inspiration from nature. The BBC team created Robobug (pictured) a computer generated robotic insect used in a reconstruction to illustrate the uses of ‘Robobug’ technology. The group examined the movements of real insects to achieve a balance between mechanical design and insect-like characteristics, according to a spokesman. Secret Weapons was broadcast in the US this week and worldwide distribution is planned.
Ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and creative director Bill Wallsgrove have co-founded a branding consultancy, which will look to improve the creative image and strategy of charities to help them
Jones Knowles Ritchie has rebranded the charity — which helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds get into their dream careers — with a playful, animated “o” symbol that “climbs the
Alan Bishop, former CEO at the Southbank Centre, has replaced Kampfner as head of the independent organisation, with a view to look for another chief in the long-term.
The funeral comparison service has taken on new name Beyond, and design studio SomeOne has given it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter