News in brief round-up


Davidoff has unveiled their new range of Winston Churchill Cigars. The pack will contain cigars that each reflect different aspects of Churchill’s personality, intended to be “as compelling, complex, and iconic as the man himself”.

Strategic design firm Pope Wainwright has been renamed Pope Wrainwright & Wykes following a new partnership between creative director David Wykes and Tim Pope and George Wainwright.

Bristol-based graphic design agency The Merrifield Agency has changed its name to Just Us.

Supple Studio

Supple Studio and Mud have revamped the National Museum Scotland blog, giving it a feel of ongoing communication between the reader and the museum.


Eve, a new mattress commerce venture launched last year, have launched a series of special edition printed mattress designs, including one of a fried egg, as well as some new packaging and box designs. Designs were developed with Studio Minerva.

London First

London First, the business membership organisation, has rebranded with a new logo to coincide with a move to new office premises in Fitzrovia.


Adrian Whatman, creative director (design) of RAPP, has been promoted to the board of the company.


Distil Studio has worked in partnership with cider maker Bob Chaplin and Carocom to create the branding for their Copse House Cider. The branding will include a new unique key symbol design for the cider logo, as well as reviving 300 acres of farmland in Dorset.

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