News in brief round-up

A round-up of this week’s news in brief.

Peppa Pig Sandwich Biscuit Mix

Leeds-based consultancy Totality has created the packaging for Symington’s Peppa Pig baking mixes. The consultancy has previously worked on other Symington’s brands including Seabrook Bread Crisps.

John Lewis has launched a new service allowing customers to design their own upholstered furniture. The Any Shape, Any Fabric service allows shoppers to pick any sofa, armchair, occasional chair or sofa bed from more than 250 frames and more than 400 different fabrics.

Dove Oil

JDO has designed the packaging for Dove’s new range of hair oil treatments. The packs use a gold colour palette, ‘delicate illustrations and finishes’ and a ‘simple’ design, according to JDO.

The Whisky Shop Manchester Interior

GP Studio has designed the interiors for The Whisky Shop’s new flagship store in Manchester. Like the London flagship, also designed by GP Studio, the space aims to ‘educate and inform’ customers.

The One Off has designed the autumn campaign for Primark. Set in east London, the campaign references the 90s grunge look, featuring a mixture of studio and location shots in colour and black and white.

Film is GREAT campaign

Radley Yeldar has created the Film is GREAT campaign, a government initiative which aims to communicate film talent and production facilities in the UK. the consultancy worked with VisitBritain, UKTI, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the British Council, DCMS and the Cabinet Office team, BAFTA and the BFI on the project.

Dixon Baxi has created new branding for Finnish broadcasting group MTV Media. The consultancy created a new visual identity alongside making changes to the brand’s operations, internal culture and brand hierarchy.


Glasgow-based consultancy Freytag Anderson has designed the printed  promotional work for  Icelandic film company rue North. The company is behind films including Prometheus.


Honey has created new branding and packaging for salmon and shellfish range Carr and Sons. The designs aim to reflect the skill behind creating the products, as well as referencing the company’s heritage.

Layla identity

Liverpool-based consultancy Liquid has created the branding for TV chef Simon Rimmer’s new restaurant Layla Brasserie. The identity features using diamonds and a peony graphic, aiming to form a ‘romantic and flexible identity’, according to Liquid.

Blue Star crab

Clip Creative has designed new packaging for American crabmeat company Blue Star Foods, designing a new look to take the product into the European market. New product photography was created for six crabmeat varieties to be used on packs and on marketing materials.

Brand42 has created the Love Barclays Premier League campaign for VisitBritain. The campaign allows users to play a social media quiz game to try and win prizes such as VIP match day seats and tickets to British tourist attractions. Brand42 were responsible for the concept, design, development and management of the game.

Stereo Creative has designed a new identity and website for property company Bruce Gillingham Pollard.

Consultancy Handsome Brands has appointed of Louisa Phillips as account director to its London office. Philiips has previously worked at Purpose.

Animation studio N9ve, of agency Jelly, has created an illustration-led animation for notebook brand Moleskine. The animation is inspired by graphic novels, and promotes the brand’s new identity, which was launched in June. You can view the animation here





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