BBC Design Guidelines


Here’s an excellent find. A PDF file on named Visual Language 1.0 covering the widening of the site pages. Included are a lot of grid examples which makes it a great read.        

14 Comments on "BBC Design Guidelines"

  • There’s a 1.0.6 update, it seems:

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  • MP says

    Wow! Very good resource. Thanks Antonio.


  • Ingo says

    Thanks for sharing! Very interesting.

  • Bob says

    Good stuff Antonio, really interesting to see this.


  • Thanks for sharing! Very interesting…

  • Antonio, thanks so mush for posting this. It’s a invaluable resource for someone like me who knows next to nothing about web design. I’ll be referring back to this often in the future.

  • Dirk says

    amazing! so interesting! thanks!

  • thanks antonio, i found this grid sistem in the 960,gs site ( LINK bye!

  • Antonio says

    Nice site. Thanks!

  • good info! thanks.

  • great stuff, thanks for digging this up. love the beeb’s redesign but still not sure about that stupid clock…

  • elena says

    great info, thanks for digging this up.. nice site

  • I am not a BBC bod. Can somebody please tell me whom I should contact about current BBC web site design (programme info, etc.). I am not happy with this at all, and have several suggestions.

    Why is it so hard to find information on site content and design?

    James Carey, Paris. 22 November 2012
    [email protected]