Edrington Group-owned The Macallan has relaunched its entire whisky portfolio, with packaging, bottle and label designs by Design Bridge. The bottles take their cues from 19th century designs, and labelling boasts a classically drawn illustration. ‘Our inspiration came from The Macallan’s luxury positioning and its sensuous spirit,’ says Design Bridge group creative director Graham Shearsby. The London group also created all point-of-sale materials, giftware and merchandising. The range rolls out in early September.
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.