How the BBC approached the global resdesign

Fantastic article on how the BBC approached the global redesign of their sites.
Simple rules with a set grid structure at the core, flexible yet true to the brand.

However due to the organic way in which the website evolved and the old structure of the business, with dozens of small design teams working independently of each other, the site had a fairly schizophrenic nature once you delved into its depths.

About 2 years ago, after printing out the site onto what has now become jokingly known as the 'Wall of Shame' we decided to embark on an ambitious project, called Global Visual Language 2.0, with the aim of unifying the visual and interaction design of bbc.co.uk and the mobile website.

View the article on the BBC Blogs