Long Reads

Expertise is Value

The early twenty-first century is one of virtual exploration, and it is easy to get lost. The shift from physical to digital, local to cloud, connected to inter-connected has changed our information-geography. One of the major results is a much greater reliance on metadata to navigate effectively. READ MORE

The Book Trade Loves BDS

Traditionally, we think of the bookshop as a place we love to browse and get lost in, but the website is the place where sales are made. The advantages are obvious: overcoming geography, no physical space required, change your window display in a flash, fewer overheads, a worldwide audience. READ MORE

A Beautiful Sight

Websites have to be functional; they have to inform or sell; they do not have to be beautiful, but when a website is attractive and performs its purpose, it is a joy to visit. The Yale University Press UK/Europe website, built by BDS, is a place that gives pleasure to... Read more » READ MORE