News in brief round-up

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

Muller Bliss

Coley Porter Bell has designed the packaging for Müller Bliss Corner Greek-style yogurt. The packaging features ‘wispy voile drapes as a metaphor for the lightness of the product’, according to the consultancy, with a light aqua blue colour palette.

Aardman Animations and Bristol Charity ‘Deki’ have launched a short animated  film entitled Brigitte, Bruno and Ben, which demonstrates through animation how a loan of just £10 can change the lives of an entire family in the developing world. you can watch the film here.

Monte Scroppino

Netherlands-based consultancy Cartils has created new branding and packaging for a Dutch beverage brand Monte Scroppino Originale. ‘The new design of Monte Scroppino reflects the mysterious, sexy and premium image of the brand’, says Cartils. ‘The curvy shape and soft texture of the pouch refers to its cocktail nature.’

Brand Pie has worked with an internal team at new creative industry platform Future Rising to design the branding and website for the new initiative, which connects students with professionals and teachers specifically in industries such as advertising, copywriting and planning.

Human Factor cover

 Sonya Dyakova has designed the book to accompany The Human Factor show at the Hayward Gallery, published by Hayward Publishing. The book includes some rare imagery of the production process of the pieces included in the exhibition.

 Tribal Worldwide has designed a new website for gym chain Fitness First, using the branding created by The Clearing in January this year. The revamped website has enhanced user experience and navigation and a fully responsive design, according to Tribal Worldwide.

Andaz mural

Chris Price and Delisia Howard have created The Pearly Room mural for Andaz Hotel Liverpool Street. The illustration depicts a modern interpretation of London’s East End, playing homage to the history of East London’s Pearly Kings and Queens.

Philips has launched a 3D printed lamp range, which the company claims is the ‘world’s first 3D-printed connected luminaires’. The Philips Hue 3D-printed table & pendant luminaires were co-created with design teams WertelOberfell and Strand+Hvass. Smartphones or tablets can be used to create personalised light effects, choosing from a range of colours, shades of white and ‘programmable light scenes.’

Archivate Collective installation

Design collective Archivate has created the Contemplating Community multimedia installation for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s InTRANSIT Festival. The 3.5 metre high installation at Kensington Central Library collects and records the voices of the community.

Quanten type

Gestalten has launched the new Quanten font, designed by Martin Aleith. The ‘crafty stencil outline’ typeface is available in one weight, and contains more than 650 character sets.

Pad Creative has rebranded Biggin Hill Airport, creating a new circular logo that looks to echo the RAF roundel. The consultancy also  introduced a new strapline – ‘Business, Travel, Community’.

999 Design has been appointed to design the website for The Classic Car show television series. The site, set to launch in the autumn, will ‘be a highly visual, interactive online experience allowing users to learn about cars featured in the programme’, according to 999.

Smart Group Christmas

Designhouse has created a new identity for the Christmas Parties division of Smart Group. The consultancy rebranded Smart Group – an events, hospitality and catering business – last year.

Craig Oldham, founder and creative director, The Office of Craig Oldham, has formed a new consultancy with John Goddard called The Oldham Goddard Experience. The duo created the D&AD New Blood 2014 campaign. Clients include The Royal Mail, Cheltenham Design Festival, Manchester Camerata, the BPI and the forthcoming Asia Triennial.

Fred Perry store

BuckleyGrayYeoman has worked on Fred Perry store interiors for the brand’s Bangkok, Thailand store. Materials include concrete, black steel and wooden parquet flooring. Yellow tiles of the same type used at London Underground stations are used  at the rear of the store, aiming to draw customers towards the changing rooms and service desk.

The Story Tenor

Designer Lou Eldon has created the identity for Tenor John Beaumont. The identity brands Beaumont ‘The Story Tenor’, and the new look aims to ‘visually represent the emotional connection John has with both music and words’, says Eldon.

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