The BBC’s ambitious factual TV series, chronicling the twentieth century and entitled People’s Century, begins next month with opening and closing titles designed by BBC Graphic Design Department designer Iain Macdonald. Former BBC graphic designer Alan Jeapes contributed to the project as a freelance. The sequences were created by projecting archive film footage on to a 10m model. The result is a journey ‘down the road’ of the century from Victorian England to beyond the fall of the Berlin Wall. The archive film was edited by Rodney Longhurst at BBC Post Production.
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.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.