Tag Archives: Design

Alchimia de los Andes – Packaging

What a fun design and illustration for this wine from Argentina by Zarate Insa. With a label inspired by a story of how the head winemaker fell into a trance and was driven to create a red blend like no other, this awesome illustration calls on old-school horror movie posters. From the illustration style through to the typography and the layout of the design itself – this is just spot on.

Send us a bottle!

Campbells Soup – Well Yes! Design

The humble soup can has been a design icon for decades. Let us not forget how Andy Warhol immortalised an original Campbell’s Soup can all those years ago. But over time, even icons can become forgotten.

In an age where canned goods are perhaps being looked down on and judged – when we’re trying to get everything as fresh as possible – how can the can compete? This was a problem that was facing Bulldog Drummond, when they set out to make an appealing, exciting can with true shelf impact. And we can argue, quite rightly, that they updated the soup can with this Campbell’s Well Yes! range, with great photography, good use of colour and fun typography.

Check them out below!

Creanet – Magazine Design

Good publication design is harder and harder to find these days as we see a huge shift away from print and toward digital. What’s happened though, which suits design nerds like us endlessly, is that as print gets harder to come by it becomes more niche. That means that people will take bigger risks and spend more to make something worth keeping and cherishing, rather than something to simply throw away.

Enter Creanet, a Spanish design studio, who designed this incredible architectural magazine simply called ’12’. With a die-cut design that you can’t deny, this is how print stays relevant: Becoming super high end and absolutely collectable.

Now just to get our hands on one of these!

Rob Bailey – London Transport Posters

We never share work we don’t like, but this work by Rob Bailey and M&C Saatchi London for Transport for London is a real favourite. Using his trademark simplified style,  Bailey has created a series of posters for the London public transport network that are a true work of art.

When it comes to high end design and illustration meeting perfectly – it doesn’t get better than this!

Spin – Adventures in Typography

Spin is a London-based multidisciplinary design agency working across typography, packaging, publication, web, identities and motion graphics.

Here, they’ve created an entire publication about their love of typography. It shows their process when creating a new type design, showing some beautifully abstracted forms and a gorgeous monochromatic palette.

If you’re a design nerd like we are – it doesn’t get better than this!

Check out Spin’s website here.

 

Fawen Soup – Packaging

An on-the-go chilled soup that doesn’t need to be consumed warm is an interesting proposition and somewhat of a new category of products. We’ve seen cans, ‘warm at home’ pre-made soups, powders and any number of other iterations, but not chilled soups like this before.

When trying to start a fairly unique category, what exactly do you do? How do you launch in such a way that consumers really notice your brand and understand what it is quickly, so that you can be part of that all-important decision when they’re standing in front of the fridge at the store?

You turn to an agency like Franklin11 of course. They designed these beautiful package ideas for the range, which bring to life the quality of the ingredients all the while showing the potential user that they are convenient and easy to use.

Perfect!