April 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
Designed by Eszter Misztarka | Country: Hungary
“The two kinds of grape, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, that constitute this wine are grown in Villány, Remete-dűlő (remete – hermit, dűlő – hillside ). When choosing the cave-motif as the central icon of the design, I was trying to unfold the implication of this telling place-name, namely: the solace of a hermit. Then, this motif has been mixed with the Omega-sign, commonly known as the symbol of the beginning and end of all things. Another central motif of the label derives from a good observation of the wine itself: when serving genuine red wine, a so called glicerine-ring appears on the rim of the glass, creating a crown on the wine. Thus, my plan was based on this silver transition, referring to the high qualities of this wine.”
April 24, 2014 | 3 Comments
Designed by Stranger & Stranger | Country: United States
“Dewar’s®, the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky, has unveiled a new look, developed in collaboration with specialist packaging design and branding consultancy, Stranger & Stranger.
The refreshed look applies across the brand portfolio, with distinctive new shapes for each bottle in the range, new presentation gift boxes, labelling, bespoke typefaces and a visual identity all inspired by Dewar’s® remarkable heritage, craft and provenance.
Ivan Bell, the packaging design group’s managing director, explains, ‘Working closely throughout with the Dewar’s® brand team, we went on a journey back to the origins of the brand. The Dewar’s® story is such a rich and authentic tapestry it made complete sense for us to incorporate this across all the packs. Using light contemporary touches we’ve allowed Dewar’s® to wear its considerable heritage with pride, tell the real story behind this great true scotch and reinvigorate the brand.”
April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Designed by The Comeback | Country: Greece
“Notio Premium Extra virgin Olive Oil is the first of a series of products under the same brand name, all of which are produced on an estate located at the village of Agios Floros in the Messinia region, on the south of Peloponnese in Greece.
The idea behind the design: One of the initial goals was to make clear that Notio Goods is a company that is proud of its greek and more generally, south-european roots. In the European south, people “see things slightly differently”. As a result, an outsider usually gets the impression of disorder, whereas in reality it is just a matter of a different logic, a different set of rules that may not always be what he/she is used to, but ultimately work.”
April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Designed by Seymourpowell | Country: United Kingdom
“Leading brand-led design and innovation company Seymourpowell is pleased to announce details of its recent collaboration with the Carlsberg Group to create a ‘brand world’ for the global launch of Seth & Riley’s Garage Hard Lemon Drink.
Recognising the global potential of a 2012 regional initiative from Finland that capitalised upon the growing trend for sweeter tasting alcoholic beverages, Carlsberg Group turned to brand innovation specialists Seymourpowell to help them turn a single variant regional initiative into a globally relevant brand.
Conceptually, Seth & Riley’s Garage Hard Lemon Drink builds on a proud heritage of traditional American ‘home-made’ craftsmanship, evoking the spirit of small-scale workshop innovation. The flavours and product line-up reflect this authentic and simple history.”
April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Designed by Slice Design | Country: United Kingdom
“Nick came to us with his idea of creating authentic high-quality RTD frozen cocktails and challenged us with the task of identifying a positioning, naming and packaging design for the brand.
The current competitors in the market did not emulate the flavour and quality of hand mixed cocktails. We identified a brand positioning for Köld, which focussed on the idea of sophisticated urban cool and tapped into the trend for all things Scandinavian. This allowed the brand to be clearly differentiated from the competitors who mostly focussed on fun with fruity sweet cocktails. Köld targets those who enjoy authentic cocktails and want to be able to recreate this taste experience at home. Köld cocktails are sealed into individual serve pouches which are placed in the freezer and then squeezed into your glass and served KÖLD, a perfect cocktail guaranteed every time.
As it is a frozen cocktail, we wanted something clear, pure and unique. The snowflake gave us the opportunity to create something bold and iconic for impact at fixture, whilst allowing the flexibility for individual flavour communication.”
April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Designed by Pearlfisher | Country: United States
“Pearlfisher New York has created the new brand strategy, tone of voice, brand identity, and packaging for organic chocolate brand, NibMor.
A premium snack brand that does things differently, NibMor was founded by two nutritionists with a love for dark chocolate, eager to share the health benefits of chocolate as part of an active lifestyle. The challenge for NibMor was how to create a cohesive brand message that was enticing to consumers, expressing their healthy point of difference in a desirable way on the crowded confectionary shelf.”
April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lovely Package presents the winners of the 2014 A’ Design Awards & Competition. Each year creative agencies compete for honor, prestige and international recognition.
The A’ Design Award & Competition is a freestyle design competition open to both concept stage and realized works designed by professional and young designers, design companies and other businesses in the manufacturing industry worldwide. Submissions can be made to Furniture Design, Interiors, Electronic Devices, Architecture, Packaging, Graphic Design, Ready-Made, Jewelry Design, Interfaces, Web Sites, Transportation, Yacht Design and others.
Here are a few of the projects that we chose to highlight, and for the rest be sure to check out all of the winners at designmag.org.
March 31, 2014 | 2 Comments
Designed by Cause+Affect | Country: Canada
“Odd Society Spirits is a small-batch craft distillery in the heart of East Vancouver and Cause+Affect was responsible for its entire brand including naming, logo, brand story and website as well as the distillery and tasting lounge interior design and individual product naming and packaging design along with copywriting.
East Van Vodka is the first spirit distilled by Odd Society, which opened its doors for business on Powell Street at the foot of Commercial Drive in late October 2014.”
March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Designed by by north™ | Country: Norway
“In February 2014 Mack Isbjørn is back on the shelves after being away since 2007. This is the first project by north™ has taken on for Macks Ølbryggeri, the worlds northernmost brewery. The goal for Isbjørn is to establish it as a competitor to products like Tuborg pilsener and Ringnes pilsener who today dominate the lower price-bracet in the beer-category in Norway, and to recruit new customers to Mack.
The design lends it’s language from Swiss Modernism and challenges the traditional beer-design seen in the category, which makes it stand out on the shelf with great impact both in graphic language and use of color.”
March 27, 2014 | 2 Comments
Designed by One Trick Pony | Country: United States
“This is the 10th year our agency is celebrating the “Alcoholidays,” so we had to commemorate the occasion in true, ridiculous, and overthe- top style. We created 12 new holidays for our clients to celebrate throughout the year, casted different men from the agency as models for each month, and put the ladies in control to flip the pin-up calendar stereotype on its head. We wrapped the whole thing up in a 2-color overprint technique that required custom decoder glasses to see, and bound it on a die-cut chipboard that was silkscreened inhouse. The result was 365 days full of Alcoholiday cheer.”