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 Johnston.
Last week, Apple hinted that it might be bringing back the flip-phone in smartphone form. We ask designers what retro designs they’d like to see revived.
Hilton takes on the new role of co-chief creative officer, part of the 135-strong team at digital consultancy Native.
We round up our favourite stamp designs from the past five decades, including Quentin Blake’s interpretation of A Christmas Carol and a festive illustrated robin.
Send us photos of your design studios decorated for Christmas and we’ll publish the best ones next week.
DesignLSM has designed the interiors for Cinnamon Bazaar, a new restaurant in Covent Garden which is part of a group of Indian restaurants called The Cinnamon Collection. The design has been inspired by Indian street markets, with a colour palette of gold, blues and greens. The main dining room also features hand-painted Indian artworks and […]
The Fifth Sense, an online platform from Chanel and i-D has teamed up with digital artist Lucy Hardcastle to create an interactive online space which explores the “sensorial experience of fragrance”. Intangible Matter is made up of five different graphic “rooms” inspired by Chanel’s N°5 L’Eau perfume – Molten, Mist, Beam, Soft and the Fifth […]
Publisher Vintage’s creative director, Suzanne Dean has designed the covers for its Russian Classics collection, which features six classic Russian books including War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy and Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak. The designs are based on Russian textile designs from the 19th century and Soviet era, which come from the collection of […]
Consultancy Aesop has completed some beautiful but harrowing work for charity Unseen, which campaigns against modern day slavery. Aesop worked with illustrators such as Tom Jay and Radio to create what at first appear to be festive paper chains – but on closer inspection, depict individual stories of recent victims of slavery. The paper chains […]
Consultancy Sheridan&Co has designed the branding for fitness studio Opus based in Notting Hill, London. The studio was formerly known as DKPT, so has been renamed and received a new visual look and website. Sheridan&Co also created a new strapline “Fitness to Inspire”. Michael Sheridan, founder at Sheridan&Co, says the rebrand hopes to convey the […]
Jasper Conran has opened a hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, based in a 19th century riad. L’Hôtel Marrakech is comprised of five suites, which surround a courtyard garden and swimming pool. It includes pieces of Moroccan antique furniture, textiles, lighting and art, all taken from Conran’s collection. Conran worked on the restoration of the building with […]
Cardiff-based Bluegg has launched a countrywide awareness campaign in Wales to prevent drivers from driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the Christmas period. The campaign was produced in collaboration with the five police forces in Wales, and is designed to tap into people’s emotions by depicting a family dealing with the loss […]
Founder Phoa Kia Boon and creative director Clifford Hiscock have designed The New Black, a coffee shop on Philpot Lane in central London. Design features include stainless steel benches which hide the coffee machines, steel and glass bench seating areas and a “bean counter” near the entrance, where customers are able to smell the individual […]