News in brief round-up

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


Bluemarlin has appointed Marcus Hewitt as executive creative director of its New York studio. Hewitt will lead creative work and oversee the strategy of future growth in North and South America. Previously Hewitt was chief creative officer at Product Ventures and Dragon Rouge, he co-founded Sterling Brands and helped establish the Michael Peters Group in London, New York, Toronto and Los Angeles.


JDO has designed the look of the Dove Advanced Hair Series for the UK market, having also designed the packaging of the products which first launched in the US earlier this year.

Karting North Esat

Wonder Stuff Studio is working with Karting North East, one of Europe’s longest established outdoor karting venues, to reposition and ‘revitalise the brand’ and to better communicate their offer to a wider market. The company also offers ‘rage rally’, paintball, 4×4 driving, archery and ‘tomahawk throwing’.


Attention Retraining Technologies and digital agency Tangent Snowball have designed ChimpShop, an app-based game for the NHSto help players reduce their alcohol consumption.

St Peters

Saica Pack has designed secondary packaging for St Peter’s Brewery, a Suffolk-based ale specialist which brews ‘traditional’ beer.  The on-pack designs tell the story of the brewing process.


Aesop has branded Devon-based Bristow’s Clotted Cream Fudge and Toffee, creating a design, which references beach huts.


Skylab has designed a website for the new International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing website using a multi-site platform which will allow the organisation to easily manage different competition sites.

The Association of Illustrators (AOI), in partnership with London Transport Museum, are now accepting submissions for The Prize for Illustration 2015. This year the theme is London Places and Spaces. For more information head to:


HMKM has designed the Beauty Hall and Menswear Department within the Siam Paragon Department Store for The Mall Group in Bangkok. In the Beauty Hall HMKM says ‘an open plan format creates a more dynamic pace’ and in the Menswear Department it says ‘an urban, industrial aesthetic prevails.’

Super Nature

Australian consultancy Asprey Creative has designed the branding for new frozen meal offer Super Nature.

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