News in brief round-up

SPY Studio has created a campaign for the the National Lottery Good Causes for its 20th anniversary. The campaign image is inspired by ”Where’s Wally” and includes brass band musicians and war veterans.


Digital agency SYZYGY is launching 20Things, its illustrated review of the 20 most significant happenings on the Internet from 2014, which includes concealed references to digital campaigns, celebrity culture and privacy debates, designed by Andrew Rae.

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Silk Pearce has designed the new packaging for The Honeybell Soap Company. The redesign is park of an initiative to rebrand and expand sales in the UK and in international markets, with a new hand-drawn logo that will adorn some of its soaps and body lotions.

Ocean Branding have worked with Coldpress to rebrand its juices, with the marketing director saying that “our new brand positioning and look and feel allows us to really shout about Coldpress and change the way people see and shop the category”.


Fontsmith has created a new typeface called FS Millbank, which is designed by Stuart de Rozario for use in signage.

Bristol design agency Fiasco Design has been enlisted by Tobacco Factory Theatres to design a new visual identity, including a redesign of the company logo, visual identity system, marketing collateral, season brochure and website.

400 has rebranded HR consultancy Penna. The project includes development of their website and creation of new marketing and communication materials. The new look will be used in their brand guideline, corporate brochure and exhibition materials among other areas.


Honda will launch a new UK web presence, working with global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi. It will be for its motorcycle division and is part of 100 new sites across all of Honda’s product divisions.

Data visualisation studio IIB Studio has developed and designed ”Apocalypse When?” for BBC Future, exploring apocalyptic scenarios for mankind. It is part of six feature sections for, the international version of

John Mathers, chief executive of the Design Council, has received an Honorary Doctorate from Birmingham City University.

Coley Porter Bell has worked with KP Snacks on the launch of their new snack Hula Hoops Puft, developing the pack design for the company.


The latest packaging for Sharp’s Brewery has been unveiled, made in collaboration with Buddy Creative. 

Ben Mott has been promoted to group managing director of branding agency Smith & Milton. Mott was previously the client services director.

ButterflyCannon has redesigned the packaging for part of Oriflame’s spa treatments range, taking in hand drawn designs and foiling embellishment.

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