The Details

Name: Love

Designed and decorated by: Caroline Dowsett.

Sponsor: BDO LLP

Design Inspiration

Caroline’s design is bright and playful, reflecting how she feels about her home city, Manchester and its people. The word love· is repeated across the Bee’s surface -welcoming and encouraging people to feel the love and fun exuded by the vivid colours and fluid pattern.

BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm based in the heart of Manchester. From its core audit and tax services to a wide range of advisory practices, it helps local business owners achieve their ambitions. Drawing on its local, national and international expertise, BDO builds teams that are technically-strong, commercially -minded and empowered to go that extra mile to deliver success.

The Artist -Caroline Dowsett

Caroline Dowsett is an illustrator and maker from Manchester, working from her desk in the Engine House studio at Islington mill. Her work is fluid and playful, focusing on colours and shapes inspired by nature and the everyday. She works in a range of mediums; paper, paint, ceramics and textiles. Find out more at

Bee in the City 2020

Bee in the City 2020