The latest entrant into the crowded body wash market in Australia has been designed with point of difference generated through structural packaging. Lewis Kahn Staniford in Sydney was brought in by Faulding Healthcare Consumer in order to work on its brand Essences. ‘Form design is still largely overlooked in Australia as a way of bringing relevance and uniqueness to a packaging product,’ says consultancy creative director Mike Staniford. ‘It’s a very undervalued component in the equity of the brand.’ LKS aimed to evoke a sense of comfort and everyday indulgence.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.