News in brief round-up

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


Me&Dave has created a book to showcase paper manufacture Fedrigoni’s paper range Marcate. Taking inspiration from the Marcate name which Me&Dave says  is derived from Indian spices and Italian renaissance art, the consultancy created a journey of countryscapes from India to the UK via China,  Italy, and France. Embossing, debossing, foiling and gloss finishes have been applied.


Marmite has launched a limited-edition Ma’amite release to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Designs have been created by Hornall Anderson.

Chris Downs has joined Method’s London office as a principal, and will be responsible for building the consutlancy’s service design offer. Downs founded service design consultancy Live Work in 2001.

Age Care

Lydia Thornley Design has produced an anniversary booklet, casebound book, invitations and display materials for charity AgeCare’s 150th anniversary. The anniversary booklet needed to be elegant, keepable, and legible for an older reader.

Form has designed new tags for scarf brand Lettuce, inspired by Instagram-manipulated images. The photoshoot was art directed by Form co-founder Paul West, with photography by Sarah Cresswell. The consultancy has also designed a new catalogue for women’s accessories brand Penelope Pond, which also uses ‘analogue’ style photography, also shot by Form’s Paul West.

Penelope Pond spread

Consultancy Pitch has created the packaging for ice-cream brand Joe Delucci’s Gelato. The new designs have been developed across the flagship range of five flavours


Curious has created a new swatchbook for Sappi’s Magno paper range. The consultancy based the work around the themes of gastronomy and printing, featuring colour and texture bars.

Rare Breed has created a new website for Bob & Co, a media advisory firm working across film, TV and media. The consultancy developed all the illustrations for the new website in-house.

The Greater London Authority’s in-house design team has created the poster for the St George’s Day Festival event in Trafalgar Square. The use of the Tudor rose represents the nature of the event, which is a garden takeover of the square.


JDO has created limited-edition designs for Shepherd Neane’s Spitfire ale. The limited-edition marks ‘Glorious 2012’, with events including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics.

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