Now that we’re through the majority of those clever holiday IDs, a bit of reflection is certainly in order. Can you believe it’s been over 55 years since Abram Games devised that wonderful contraption so fondly nicknamed ‘Bat Wings’ in 1953. This was the arrival of the first ident, and ever since- BBC has been creating some of the best. We know you’ve seen them, but here they are again below for some easy eye consumption.
The most recent BBC One Circle Idents, produced by our colleagues over at Red Bee. In addition, directors including Stuart Douglas (a), Howard Greenhalgh (b), Matt Losasso (c), Mike McGee (d), Charlie Mawer (e), Matthias Hoene (f), and Brand New School (g) lend their eye to the ubiquitous icon.