All posts tagged: packaging

Best Awards {New Zealand}

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It’s that time of year again down in the Southern Hemisphere, the best of the best are on parade courtesy in New Zealand’s national design awards, Best. With the usual suspects notching up a handful of nominations each it’s also great to see some new smaller agencies coming through, along with, for the first time, a number of recognised names from over the ditch. With the awards beginning to develop a following overseas it would […]

When threebrand met Graham

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Creative branding and design agency and packaging favourites of DJ, Edinburgh-based threebrand, have designed shelf candy for a new cheese product launched by Scotland’s largest independent dairy company Graham’s The Family Dairy’s new Scottish cheddar cheese range ‘Graham’s’, which officially launched at the Royal Highland Show last month. The brief was to create impactful packaging for the new cheese range of mild, mature and extra mature cheddar that communicates the brand’s core values of family and farming. […]

London Studio {Wellington}

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One of the best things about living in New Zealand has to be the abundance of delicious treats available, from farmers markets to Michelin stared restaurants, you are never far away from the next tasty morsel. Luckily for us designers this goes hand in hand with fine packaging design, a bounty of which we recently stumbled upon, courtesy of Wellington based London Studio… yes it got me for a moment too but they are New […]

threebrand’s Dubh Step

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Edinburgh brand and packaging behemoth, threebrand, (who are, awesomely, based on board an actual boat) has unveiled packaging design for Ola Dubh 1991 an artisan craft beer with a twist. An extension of the core Ola Dubh range, the product is the first of a new range of craft beers by Harviestoun Brewery where the ale is matured in Highland Park Single Malt whisky casks. Released on 1 May in limited numbers it flew off the shelves – […]

Bolu Tea {Curious Design}

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Bolu are purveyors of fine quality tea, directly sourced from Fair Trade plantations in Darjeeling, North India. With a beauty like this on their hands, Curious knew it was time to call in the experts. Curious worked closely with Think Packaging on this project. After exploring many options, the packaging ninja came up with a revolutionary solution, which culminated in a perfect balance of aesthetics and function. Visually the pack is harmonious—due to the integration of […]

Strange Love {Marx Design}

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Love is sometimes strange, I’m sure we all know that by now but what is StrangeLove? Well my friends, let me first set the scene. Marx Designwere tasked with packaging StrangeLove into a gift piece that cafe owners would want to display on their counter. The problem being, StrangeLove is in fact an energy drink. And we all know what that conjures up in a designers mind, 2 for $5 star bursts, bright shouty colours and vomit […]

Curious {Auckland}

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It seems Auckland is the place to be for tasty design these days, adding to our recent post on the lovely Hardhat we now have packaging specialists Curious to introduce to you. With a generous handful of international packaging awards under their belts, these guys know their stuff. Recent lovelies include a big old shake up of New Zealand favourite Phoenix Drinks. With the name now well and truly etched in Kiwis’ brains (once you’ve […]

Profiles – Jonathan Ford {Pearlfisher}

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Once upon a time packaging design was the poor cousin of print design. It was at the centre of the consumer world, it certainly wasn’t as ‘cool’ and you rarely got to recommend foil deboss! Fast forward to 2012 and the discipline is right up there with the best of them thanks to some incredible work throughout the industry over the last few of decades. One such company that has been instrumental in this change is Pearlfisher. With the […]