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News in brief round-up

Fri, 30 Jan 2015

This week’s news in brief.


WPA Pinfold brands Asda’s 3D printing service Video

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The ASDA 3DME service lets people create 3D-printed figurines of themselves or others. 


Government in shock plain cigarette packaging pledge Video

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The Government has unexpectedly announced that plain cigarette packaging could be introduced in England as soon as next year.


Biscuit brand Jacob’s launches new logo and packaging Video

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The new designs are part of a £10 million relaunch of the brand.


A geometric box of chocolates

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Japanese consultancy Nendo has designed nine 26mm³ chocolates into different geometric shapes to represent different textures.


Coley Porter Bell redesigns OXO cube packs Video

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has recreated the look and feel of OXO’s stock cube and Shake & Flavour Seasoning, with aims of making it brighter and bolder.


Labour pledges packaging legislation changes in health drive Video

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

A future Labour government would introduce plain cigarette packaging and bring in clearer nutritional information on food labels.

The Transition Pack by Alphabetical

British Heart Foundation launches self-care pack for teenagers Video

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Consultancy Alphabetical has designed The Transition Pack, aimed at helping teenagers with heart conditions learn how to manage their healthcare independently.


Senior JKR duo leave to form new consultancy

Tue, 6 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Silas Amos and Daniela Nunzi-Mihranian, formerly strategy director and creative director at JKR, have left to set up new consultancy Studio Minerva.


Design industry predictions for 2015 – part two

January 2015

In the second part of our series of design industry predictions for 2015, leading industry figures tell us what they think will happen in retail, packaging, furniture, exhibition and editorial design.


Durham Distillery's branding is based on stained-glass windows

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Wonder Stuff Studio has designed the visual identity for Durham Distillery, basing it on the city cathedral’s stained-glass window.


FRijj gets in a spin with new BrandOpus identity

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The new look aims to reflect the idea of the product being shaken.

Cadbury Glow

Pearlfisher creates look for new Cadbury Glow product

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

The new “premium gift” product has been designed to target “thoughtful givers”.

Pomegreat design by Parker Williams

Parker Williams refreshes Pop art-inspired Pomegreat juice

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Consultancy returns to Pomegreat brand it helped launch ten years ago and restores Pop art-inspired images to new design.

By The Designers Republic

The collector’s editions of Collector’s Edition

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Sir Paul McCartney and The Designers Republic are among those who have hand-drawn limited-edition book covers for a charity auction.

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