The Details

Name: USBee

Designed and decorated by: One Red Shoe - Fiona & Neil Osborne.

Sponsor: LDC

Design Inspiration

Manchester has one of the largest tech industries outside of London. With several innovative start-up companies based here, it has a growing reputation for technology, leading edge design and cyber knowledge. Standing on a hive of binary code this Bee is painted as a circuit board, with computer chips and small elements referencing honeycomb hexagons and the intelligence of a hive.

LDC is the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group. It has invested in 600 small and medium sized UK businesses and has £1.2 billion available to partner with ambitious management teams across Britain over the next three years.

The Artist -One Red Shoe - Fiona & Neil Osborne

One Red Shoe are artists Fiona and Neil Osborne. Based in the North West, they have been designing and painting public art and murals for homes and businesses since 2003.

Bee in the City 2020

Bee in the City 2020