Dunning Eley Jones has designed a series of idents for start-up specialist gardening channel UKTV Style Gardens. The four animated sequences feature plants and flowers, such as dahlias, dandelions, passion flowers and ferns, ‘remade’ from bizarre combinations of garden tools. Stop-frame footage of how plants grow and unfurl provided the inspiration. Freelance director Jason Keeley directed the sequences. Style Gardens will air shows such as Gardeners’ World and A Year at Kew.
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