This week’s news in brief.
The ASDA 3DME service lets people create 3D-printed figurines of themselves or others.
The Government has unexpectedly announced that plain cigarette packaging could be introduced in England as soon as next year.
The new designs are part of a £10 million relaunch of the brand.
Japanese consultancy Nendo has designed nine 26mm³ chocolates into different geometric shapes to represent different textures.
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.
A future Labour government would introduce plain cigarette packaging and bring in clearer nutritional information on food labels.
Consultancy Alphabetical has designed The Transition Pack, aimed at helping teenagers with heart conditions learn how to manage their healthcare independently.
Silas Amos and Daniela Nunzi-Mihranian, formerly strategy director and creative director at JKR, have left to set up new consultancy Studio Minerva.
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.
Wonder Stuff Studio has designed the visual identity for Durham Distillery, basing it on the city cathedral’s stained-glass window.
The new look aims to reflect the idea of the product being shaken.
The new “premium gift” product has been designed to target “thoughtful givers”.
Consultancy returns to Pomegreat brand it helped launch ten years ago and restores Pop art-inspired images to new design.
Sir Paul McCartney and The Designers Republic are among those who have hand-drawn limited-edition book covers for a charity auction.