We're through creative a branding and digital agency from Macclesfield near Manchester. We've put together this site to create a source of inspiration, we hope you like it.

Click and Grow Strawberry Smartpot

Posted: September 12th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Estonia, Europe, Home Living | Comments Off

Creative Agency: AKU
Client: Click and Grow
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Project Type: Commercial Work

The packaging is designed so that the product requires minimal assembly before use but is protected during transportation. The material choice plays with the juxtaposition of glossy white paper and brown cardboard to emphasise the high-tech and natural aspects of the product. The removable user manual is built into the product, giving clear step-by-step instructions on how to start using the smartpot.
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Elbow Grease (Student Project)

Posted: September 5th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Home Living, student, USA | Comments Off

Designer: Jaclyn Merk
Art Direction: Paul Kepple
Location: Philadelphia, USA
Project Type: Student Project

The objective of this student project was to brand a company loosely based upon the theme of disorder. Elbow Grease is a boutique line of home cleaning products intended for young adult men to restore order to their messy, unkempt households. The packaging, inspired by auto body products, is modern and bold, using humorous copywriting to target the male consumer. A color coded system driven by distinct plaid patterns is used to quickly identify the three product groups: cleaning agents for the kitchen, for the bathroom, and for surfaces.

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Country Chic Paint

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Canada, Home Living | Comments Off

Designer: Marta Sobczak
Client: Country Chic Paint
Location: Canada
Project Type: Commercial Work

Packaging design for Country Chic Paint.

Country Chic Paint is a chalk and mineral based paint that is specifically designed for DIYers with a love for refinishing furniture and home decor. This fabulous paint is VOC FREE and contains no harmful solvents.

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Posted: August 29th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Concepts, Europe, Home Living, Russia | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Redindesign
Location: Moscow/ Russia
Project Type: Concept

Brand «VZHIK» (in Russian it's a mosquito's sound) is for positive people, brand for the whole family. Enjoy your active lifestyle and don't be afraid of insects, they will not bite you! The basic idea and visualization are based on the concept of the peaceful behavior to the insects. We don't kill them, we just warn them. We're saying to insects — we live in the same world but we are not food for you. And insects pay us back saying OK with a slogan «I'll leave you alone for 3 hours» (on the package). Character of insects was created in a positive and emotional way. Insects are cute to us, but we can see they are a little bit upset because of the protection «VZHIK» stopping them.

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Demeter Tools

Posted: August 28th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Electronics, Home Living, USA | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Chul
Client: Demeter Tools
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Project Type: Commercial Work

Our tasks involved creating a system and the design for a set of hardware tool packages.

As a result, both the system and the design works harmoniously giving an elegant and yet informative character to each of the products. We created icons for every product showing its pure form and created a system that applies to all the boxes in order to achieve a consistent image for the whole product family.

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Verde Natural Washing Liquid (Concept)

Posted: August 26th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Concepts, Europe, Home Living, Russia | Comments Off

Designer: Stanislav Schvechkov
Location St.Petersburg, Russia
Project Type: Concept

Eco washing liquid for Fruits & Vegetables

It's natural and friendly-nature product for washing fruits and vegetables before eating.

Objective of the project - to create (on the basis of brands audit) packaging that attracts the consumer's attention. Important in the project was not just to stand out on the shelf in the store, but also to convey the purity, safety and naturalness of this product.

The structure of work: brand audit, development of the brand's image concept, package design (form), logo design, packaging design (label).
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Posted: August 20th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Europe, Home Living, italy, Serbia | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Design Studio Box
Designer: Miroljub Matovic
Client: Colorchimica (VR), Italy
Location: Kragujevac, Serbia
Project Type: Commercial Work

PerTre paint bucket labels, proposal redesign, manufactured by Colorchemica (VR) Italy.


Posted: August 19th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Chile, Electronics, Home Living | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Grupo Oxigeno
Creative Director: JL Bayer
Art Director: Hernán DePol
Client: Refax / STP Chile
Location: Santiago, Chile
Project Type: Commercial Work

At the end of the year 2013, Chile refax STP in conjunction with the US we are responsible for designing the packagings STP for Chile and Peru of this renowned and powerful brand. The brand was associated in the minds of the target audience only to additives for vehicles, so the strategy proposed by Grupo Oxigeno was to design a modern packagings line also will highlight the tradition and American history behind STP. We created a seal of quality based on the origin, so the shield "American since 1953" legally passes the quality and tradition to the entire new line of products STP.

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Tui Garden Products

Posted: August 12th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Home Living, New Zealand, Oceania | Comments Off

Creative Agency: BRR
Creative Director: Vijay Patel
Design Director: Vijay Patel
Design Team: Emma Parnell, Ann Davenport
Contributors: Carol Soundy, Brian Richards, Jules Robinson, Dean Kriletich, Nellie Ryan , Lei Wen
Client: Tui
Location: New Zealand

Tui is a New Zealand owned and operated company proud to have been helping Kiwis produce fantastic results in their gardens for more than 100 years. We don’t rest on last season’s crop though, we’re continually developing innovative products that will suit New Zealand’s distinct climate, conditions and lifestyle. We are expanding our offering in other retail categories in addition to gardening - including smart solutions for around the home - our new Tui Firestarters and Briquettes. We also have an established pet range, so will increasingly become known for more than just our popular garden products.

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Packs Ibasa

Posted: August 12th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Brazil, Home Living, Pets | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Amello Ilustração
Location: Porto Alegre/ Brazil
Project Type: Commercial Work

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