Bronwyn van der Merwe from the BBC online and technology team runs through some of the choices involved in creating a new ‘global visual language’ for the corporation’s digital services. (Also worth a look is the BBC internet team’s post on regenerating the Doctor Who section of the site for the launch of the new series. If only the video content was available outside of the UK.)
The Dollar Dreadful Family Library
"The Dollar Dreadful Family Library brings you short stories that shall surely entice, engross, and shock you and your fellows!" Stunning recreation of a nineteenth century newspaper, and authentic use of fonts. From a web design and standards perspective, the implementation of rollovers is a bit iffy, and large chunks of text are represented as images. But it's sure pretty.