The title sequence for the TV adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s London has been created by Wordsalad. Designed to tie in with the programme’s historical leanings, the titles are carved from wood then cast out of aluminium to produce varied weights and uneven surfaces. ‘We filmed the metal casting process and this formation of the type mark represents the birth of the city,’ says Wordsalad founder Nick Robertson. The programme is being broadcast on BBC2 until 21 May.
If the trials are successful, the hubs – which offer everything from wine-tasting to make-up—will be rolled out country-wide.
University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes had previously won the national UK prize, and has now been awarded £30,000 to develop the invention.
With both undergoing considerable image changes and integrating new digital tools over the past few years, Design Week explores the mission of bringing heritage organisations into the present day for
The project, which centres around an updated “WB” shield, aims to lay the groundwork for the company’s future ahead of its centenary in 2023.