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The ice cream brand, which is over 50 years old, has been given a colourful, illustrated, new look by Love Creative, which aims to be more “modern” and “vibrant”.
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Consultancy Springetts has carried out the rebrand and packaging redesign for Fab, which makes a clearer reference to the trio of flavours synonymous with the ice lolly and its history.
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The new Majestic Loves range features a label with no name or typography but instead an illustration summing up “the feeling of the wine”.
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The cereal with the well-known yellow, fluffy monster has been rebranded, taking on a more “natural” look to reflect a new recipe bringing it just below the “high in sugar” boundary.
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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.
London-based graphic design studio Interabang has designed the visual identity and packaging for a new tea company called Grek. The monochrome packaging design is based on the founder’s childhood trips to the Greek island of Pyrgi, where geometric, black and white tiles are commonly found. Each tea flavour comes with a booklet featuring a unique […]
Organic chocolate Ombar has been given new branding and packaging by Ocean Branding, which aims to make it appear more “natural” for consumers. The new look features a brushscript typeface, a primary colour palette of white, gold and brown alongside a colourful secondary palette to suit different flavours. Brown wrapping paper-style packaging is used. Ombar […]
Design consultancy Pearlfisher has redesigned the packaging for B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen’s new range of music products, which includes speakers and headphones. The consultancy’s Copenhagen, Denmark studio completed the project, and based the design concept on storytelling, says Pearlfisher, with the aim of making the packaging design reminiscent of magazines. The studio says the […]
Studio ButterflyCannon has designed the branding and packaging for a new range of beauty products for women who are pregnant, and for those following pregnancy. Unity Beauty Essentials: The Pregnancy Collection has been founded by Parvathi Nair, who found existing beauty products for pregnant women to be “cold and clinical-looking”, says the design studio. The […]
Design studio Denomination has created the branding and packaging for a new wine for Yalumba, a family wine company based in Barossa, South Australia. The company’s new wine The Caley is named after Fred Caley Smith, who travelled the world for 18 months in the 19th century to grow his family’s fruit-growing business. The packaging […]
Consultancy Smith&+Village has redesigned Booths’ range of teas, taking inspiration from the retailer’s origins as a tea importer when it was founded in 1847. The redesigned, jewel-coloured boxes feature a simple style of typography and no photography. Smith&+Village has also renamed the company’s strong afternoon teabags as Builders’ Tea. The new packaging design has now […]
Glasgow-based studio Thirst Craft has designed the visual identity and packaging for Wild Island Gin. The gin is produced on the island of Colonsay off the coast of Scotland, and is infused with botanicals sourced from the local area. The multicoloured artwork on the bottle is inspired by the natural landscape of Colonsay, and has […]
Copenhagen-based artist and designer Nynne Rosenvinge has created limited edition packaging for women’s clothing retailer Lavish Alice. Rosenvinge’s design sees different petal-like shapes painted in watercolour on the brand’s boxes and bags. The packaging is available exclusively for Spring/Summer 2017.
Design Bridge has designed new packaging and tins for Fortnum & Mason’s core range of biscuits, using decorated ceramics and fine china as inspiration for the illustrations. The design aims to add a “contemporary twist” to a classic, “British” teaware style, and create tins “special” enough to be seen as a replacement for a plate, […]
Studio Biles Hendry has designed the label for a new wine called The Underworld, giving it a mock-morbid style related to how grapes are grown. The South African Grenache Blanc has been produced by UK wine distributor Boutinot, and the design references the “depths and layers of soil” grape vines reach in “their search for […]
Including Aldi’s take on “contemporary” with its new visual identity, and Royal Mail’s David Bowie tribute stamps – which were quite literally launched into space.
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.
You now have a couple more weeks to enter the Design Week Awards, which is back with a bunch of new awards alongside our most popular categories. It’s time to get entering.
The beer brand has been given a packaging and branding refresh by design consultancy Vbat, which aims to highlight its Australian heritage.