The BBC’s eight-part series The Human Body charts the stages of life, from pregnancy to death. The title sequence focuses on the ‘line of age’ concept in the sixth programme, where people aged from one to 100 are placed alongside each other in a wood. BBC art director Tim Goodchild used images from the line-up, adjusting the original shots for taste and decency. Goodchild worked on the programme and titles with series producer Richard Dale. The first prog-ramme went out yesterday.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.