Creative Code, Future Cities and The Data Society will all be under the microscope at next year’s Future Everything event in Manchester, which is billed as a Summit of Ideas & Digital Invention.
Cheshire-based Industry Design is creating the interiors for the first outlet of a new sweet shop chain,A Sweet Thought, in Bramhall, Stockport. The consultancy was appointed for the project without a pitch, having been approached by the client in December 2010. The project involves creating the entire interior concept, brand name and identity. Industry was […]
Family and Friends has developed the name, branding and packaging for new Belgian-produced fruit cider St Aubel. The packaging’s arch window device isinspired by the local Val-Dieu Abbey church. The purple-and-silver palette hints at the monastic tradition in the region for brewing, while appealing to both men and women, says Family and Friends partner Derek […]
Ipswich-based consultancy Firebrand Creative has designed new packaging for Suffolk ice-cream brand Alder Tree. The consultancy says, ’The rebrand was not only to reflect the quality of the product inside, but retain some previous design elements so as not to lose the grassroots charm and authenticity of what is essentially a family-run business.’
Studio H has designed packaging for a new Doves Farm Organic range Gluten Free -working in collaboration with Swedish illustrator Petra Börner. The consultancy rebranded the company in 2006, introducing a new identity system, and was appointed to this project directly in September 2010. An illustration-focused approach has been used to differentiate from the look […]
David Carroll has worked on the first book from fledgling Dark Angels Press, for which he is art director. The book is a novella, The Angel of the Stories, by John Simmonds, who set up the company to publish limited-edition books by business and copywriters. The hardback, cloth-covered book features 21 illustrations by Anita Klein […]
The call for designers to play a bigger role in the public arena isn’t new. But it took a couple of interesting twists last week in a debate addressing how designers can stay true to themselves, while meeting the needs of clients. Jan Casey asked cultural historian Professor Sir Christopher Frayling and Design Museum director […]
I Want Design has created the visual identity for this year’s London Jazz Festival, which will be held in November. The festival, which is run by music producer Serious in association with BBC Radio 3, takes place at venues across London, including the Southbank Centre and the Barbican. The consultancy began work on the project […]
Mayday has redesigned the identity and created a new look across packaging for organic almond brand Fratelli Damiano. The consultancy was appointed directly in September and asked to create a new identity, as well as look at packaging across ranges encompassing nut butters, bagged nuts, ground almonds, nut sauces (pesto), chocolate/nut spreads and chocolate coated […]
Architects and designers have been rummaging in the archives of Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery as part of a project that aims to redefine how museums present themselves to visitors. The Cabinet exhibition is a collaboration between the museum and the University of Plymouth, which has seen the museum open up its archive to […]
The Vital Agency has rebranded and relaunched Marston’s English Pale Ale, aiming to ’move the culture of real ale on in the eyes of the masses with something a little different’.
From 12 May to 16 July, London’s Blain Southern gallery will be showing The Curious Image, an exhibition by Dutch artist and designer Jeroen Verhoeven, who is part of design house Demakersvan.