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The soft drinks brand has swapped out its rounded logotype for an angular one, which aims to be more “fun” and “vibrant”.
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The lager brand’s refreshed visual identity has been designed by Turner Duckworth and looks to target young adult drinkers, particularly in markets across Eastern Europe, Russia and Asia.
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Design Bridge has designed the new visual identity and packaging for the brand, which nods to its origins as a New York deli set up in the early 20th century.
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The beer brand has been given a packaging and branding refresh by design consultancy Vbat, which aims to highlight its Australian heritage.
The awards look at how design can contribute to a business’ success, and this year’s winning projects include those for The Financial Times, Brunel University London and Orangina.
The east Asian food brand has ditched its brush-script logo mimicking Chinese characters, for a brighter, “contemporary” look designed by BrandOpus.
Halo has designed a new visual identity and packaging for the brewery, with the aim of tapping into the craft beer trend and targeting a younger audience.
A refreshed logo, an expanded colour palette and a new tone of voice have all been introduced to packaging.
Consultancy Robot Foot has designed the packaging for a new craft lager range from Vocation Brewery. The packaging design includes a “clean” white background, interrupted by “bright neon flashes” of spray-can paint effects, says Robot Food. These colours have been used to differentiate between the three products in the range: Pure Pilsner, Yakima Pilsner and […]
WPA Pinfold has designed the packaging and branding for Harvey’s Brewery’s new craft beer range, which looks to target a younger audience with a painterly style. The consultancy worked with local artist Susan Lynch to create paintbrush-inspired illustrations for the packaging, which uses colour to differentiate between beers in the range. Harvey’s brand colours of […]
Mr B & Friends has designed the packaging for two new beers from London-based craft brewery Fourpure. The two new brews include Shape Shifter, an IPA from the West Coast of the US, and Flatiron, a red ale from Colorado. Both beer cans take on an illustrative style, with Shape Shifter featuring a sea serpent […]
Together Design has designed the visual identity for grocery store and restaurant concept Eat 17, which currently has three sites in the UK. The identity features a bright colour palette and centres around an illustration concept called The House of Eat 17, with different rooms depicting various aspects of the company, such as food shelves, […]
Branding consultancy Brandhouse has designed the special edition bottle for Larios Gin to mark the drink’s 150th anniversary. Larios 150 takes inspiration from the first Larios gin bottle from 1866, which featured a simple, circular cream label on traditional green glass. The new design features the same colour palette but has a botanical-style illustration all […]
Canadian designer Jonathan Dorthe has created a geometric puzzle aimed at designers, architects and design enthusiasts. Oblika is an architectural puzzle comprising 22 geometric wooden pieces, which are all unique in shape and etched with a linear pattern. The pieces can be arranged inside the puzzle’s accompanying grid to form a square, or outside […]
Women’s foundation Thinx has designed an organic, biodegradable cotton tampon and accompanying packaging. The packaging comprises two parts – a red and white box with a tampon illustration, and a transparent outer case featuring a bold illustration of a woman’s labia, which the tampon appears to slide into. The packaging design looks to reaffirm Thinx’s […]
Indian start-up company Graviky Labs has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Air-Ink, a collection of ink-based products made out of carbon emissions. Using its Kaalink technology, Graviky Labs is able to capture unburned carbon soot emitted by car pipe exhausts, chimneys and generators. Various processes are carried out to remove heavy metals and carcinogens from […]
JDO has created a new visual identity for Finnish beauty brand Lumene to coincide with its release of a new series of skincare and cosmetic ranges. The new identity is based on the concept of “beauty born of light” and inspired by the natural landscapes of the brand’s Nordic homeland. The new identity and packaging […]
Design consultancy Thirst Craft, which specialises in the craft drink industry, has designed a range of bold, tie-dye effect packaging for Virginia-based Commonwealth Brewing company. The brief given by brewer and owner Jeramy Biggie was to design a can which enables the customer to “visually see the flavours in the can.” The design has been […]
Vapourlites has been rebranded and given new packaging by consultancy Wonderstuff, which aims to show how e-cigarettes can be a “good thing” in weaning people off tobacco cigarettes.
R Design has completed the rebrand, which aims to clear up confusion caused by the previous range name NuMe.
Consultancy Equator looks at how why companies will have to think carefully about how their packaging is designed after new food labelling standards are introduced in the US in 2018.
B&B Studio has designed the new identity and packaging for the food brand, featuring illustrations inspired by mismatched ceramic plates.