This frame from the new title sequence for BBC2’s The Natural World says as much about the complexity of image manipulation and broadcasting technology as it does about the infinite variety of nature. Designed by Sarah Grigg and Andrew Hunter at BBC Network Graphic Design in Bristol, the sequence combines more than 30 images taken from the BBC’s Natural History Unit library and artificially panned using Henry and Flame. More than 40 layers were composited together by editors Tom McKerrow and Pete Smith at SVC to form a seamless panoramic view through the natural world. The titles get their first broadcast on Sunday.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.