All posts tagged: news

Best Awards Winners {New Zealand}


Awards season reached fever pitch down in the Southern Hemisphere last week with the winners of New Zealand’s national design awards, Best, being revealed. A night of revelry ensued where a handful of shiny gold awards were sprinkled over the graphics category along with one top purple pin prize, awarded to Special Group for their work on Karma Cola, the all round good egg in the beverage category. The judges said, “The entry brought together […]

Creative Network YCN launches new Members’ Magazine


Creative member network YCN has launched a brand new Members’ Magazine. The inaugural issue of You Can Now Magazine is designed & art directed by Matt Willey and edited by YCN Founder Nick Defty and fittingly takes the theme ‘begin’ as its editorial starting point, following on with a visually loaded series of ideas, essays and inspirations. “We want to make the most of the printed format to feed the curiosity of our members, in […]



London’s SAS have completed work on the annual report for Signature Aviation, which, they say is more than just a compliance publication. At the centrepiece, were a series of images from Benedict Redgrove that show the style of the business and reflect its sense of quality. “It is a tool that is used to build the company brand as it grows in strength each year in the aviation services market. Our role is to ensure that the company […]

SomeOne’s all seeing idea


Jeepers, creepers, it’s been a while since we’ve had a our fill of SomeOne brand-hugs so, always ones to duly oblige, SomeOne have come running, arms open though insisting on being big spoon. The product of several months work, the chaps and chapettes at SomeOne towers have created an adaptive new visual identity for a new visually-led advertising agency, BigEyes, based in Victoria, London. The new agency is called BigEyes due to their visually-led approach to […]

threebrand’s Dubh Step


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 – […]

TDC at the double


Two delicious new projects from the The Design Conspiracy; Majdan Rocks and Fitzgerald’s Clothiers… First up is the identity for a new jewellery designer, Majdan Rocks. In developing the visual identity, TDC took inspiration from the shapes of the the products designs as well as iconic shapes of an array of jewels, but it was the diamond form that stood out. Say TDC “The final mark we created was simple and bold with a bit of an edge.” A […]

SAS wind the dial


London agency SAS have completed the identity and brand programme for Herbert Smith Freehills – a top 100 law firm born from the merger of two leading firms from opposite points of the compass (UK and Oz, not unlike ourselves). “At the heart of the new brand is a powerful and simple idea – that Herbert Smith Freehills people “guide their clients through an increasingly complex, challenging and unpredictable world. They advise with clarity, originality and authority.” […]

Team Karoshi make it onto the big screen


There’s fewer things in this life we take more satisfaction from than a good ol’ simple and smart identity solution. That’s right. Breath it in. Yeh. Tasty. Unlikely to be privy to that, but happy to oblige us regardless are London swashbucklers of swish Karoshi. They’ve filled our little lungs with this little trinket of an identity for independent producer of things for your tele box Newscope Films – a company who are “Innovative and advocates for […]