News in brief round-up

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

Bristows Chewy Bonbons

Aesop has designed the packaging for Bristows Chewy Bonbons, with packs showing ‘weird, wacky and wonderful’ characters that represent the different flavor variants. The characters’ mouths are used as a product window, set against a ‘vibrant, psychedelic backdrop’ according to Aesop.

Network Warrington animation

Consultancy Young has designed a campaign and animation for Midas Card, a new travel smart-card for Network Warrington. According to Young, the concept is inspired by the king Midas character, using a bus-traveller who locks eyes with a female bus passenger. You can watch the video here

BBC Edinburgh Festivals Pink Square On White

Studio Output has created the event branding and website for the BBC’s presence at this year’s Edinburgh Festivals. The graphics feature angled ‘energetic’ pink speech bubbles.

Kerry Foods Urban Food Co

Dragon Rouge has created the branding and packaging for the Little Urban Food Company ready-meals range. The graphics show a little chef on a bicycle, cycling around the world searching for recipes and ingredients, according to Dragon Rouge.


Butcher & Gundersen has created the branding for Revisionist, a new series of craft beers from Marston’s, starting with Craft Lager, the brewer’s first keg lager in over 30 years.

Donmar Season Brochure Cover

AKA has created new campaign imagery for Covent Garden theatre Donmar. The consultancy says the designs are inspired by cinema and imagery that ‘evokes a strong sense of narrative’, using a soft, de-saturated colour palette.

Texas Joe's

Studio Norse has created the packaging for Texas Joe’s – a new range of Texan jerky, which was backed by Dragon’s Den’s Peter Jones. Norse worked on the project with Hatch Print of Nashville, which created original posters for Elvis and Johnny Cash.

Code Computerlove has been appointed to redesign website for charity Sue Ryder, which provides care for patients with terminal or life-changing illnesses. The consultancy says it aims to enhance the user journey through the site to help increase donations and volunteering.

The Science Museum has appointed True North to develop the promotional campaign for its forthcoming Collider exhibition, which will simulate the Large Hadron Collider when it opens to visitors in November this year.

Paul Mynard

Green Room has appointed Paul Mynard to the newly created role of 2D creative director. Mynard was formerly Fitch’s creative director for South East Asia and Greater China.

Clearing campaign concept

999 Design has been appointed to the University of Hertfordshire’s creative roster, after competing against 43 other agencies in December 2012. The first work to launch is the University’s  2013 Clearing Campaign.


Constancy Popular has created the identity for Balearicos –  a series of Ibiza-influenced Friday night events at Red Market in Shoreditch, east London. According to Popular, the designs use a ‘strong, stripped back and bold aesthetic using a limited colour palette’.

LBi has designed a new UK sports and information app for ESPN. The app brings together content from, ESPNcricinfo, ESPNFC and into a single, customisable, consolidated feed.

Peter Gordon sealing the time capsule

Purple has designed a time capsule-based employee engagement campaign for Grant’s Whisky, which will be opened in 2113 by future Grant’s family members and employees. The project aims to ‘honour Grant’s past, present and future’, according to Purple. Craftsman Paul Hodgkiss created the capsule, which is made of walnut and glass, and has five seals, one to represent each family generation since 1887. 

Rufus Leonard has created new branding for over-50s insurance specialist RIAS, which is based around the positioning of ‘Where experience count’.

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  • Jason Brown November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

    Just so you know…Hatch Show Print as mentioned by Studio Norse will soon be coming to London from Nashville for it’s first ever UK exhibition at Chelsea space. Opening 12th November

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