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.

Bee Bright (Student Project)

Posted: November 17th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Canada, Home Living, student | Comments Off

Designer: Maude Paquette-Boula
Project Type: Student Project
School: UQAM | Packaging UQAM
Professor : Sylvain Allard
Photo : Raymond Lanctot
Location: Montreal, Canada

Bee Bright is 100% ecological packaging concept for honey. It is made of 100% bee wax. Once it is empty, one just have to turn it upside down to transform it into a candle. The wood lid of the packaging becomes a base for the candle. Another Packplay project.

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GO!

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

Creative Agency: Pixelbox Estudio Gráfico S.L.U.
Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work
Client: Diseños Textiles García y García
Location: Asturias, Spain

Illustrations and design packaging for single use towels . The challenge was to create an inexpensive package, easy to store and very striking. Printed in neon ink. Challenge completed!
The pack won a Motiva2014 award and was selected at the Anuaria Design Awards

ROTTEN FRUIT (Concept)

Posted: November 5th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Concepts, Europe, France, Home Living | Comments Off

Designer: Manon Fauvel
Project Type: Concept
Location:Bordeaux, France

Bin bags : An item we use everyday, but too often lacks originality.

Today we turn something useful into something pleasant.

With "ROTTEN FRUIT" you can say goodbye to bad smells in your kitchen.

"ROTTEN FRUIT" is a new range of bin bags with the texture and natural scent of fruits.

The range is simple and effective to use, with a system similar to a box of tissues, they are easy to remove one by one from the packaging.

The box is made mainly with transparent plastic allowing the user to see through it the texture of the fruit. This allows the brand to stand out on the shelves and get noticed by consumers.

"ROTTEN FRUIT" is launching three bag sizes (30L, 50L, 100L) making them adaptable to 3 different bin sizes.

The range has been created for people passionate about cooking and homemaking. Now taking out the bin bag is no longer a chore, but a real pleasure.

With "ROTTEN FRUIT" you can become the king or queen of the neighbourhood with your strawberry, watermelon or pineapple under arm. If that isn't true class then what is!
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Tälja

Posted: October 30th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Europe, Home Living, sweden | Comments Off

Designer: Jakob Nielsen
Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work
Client: Tälja
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Tälja is the swedish word for woodcarving. And it’s also the name of a new product – a special little woodcarving kit.

The idea behind Tälja is that you need to take a pause. A pause from modern life. Calm down. Do something real. Create something with your hands. Something you can hold. Something you can smell. Maybe something you can use.

This is "Creative meditation for human beings”.


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The 3M Volume-Down Packaging

Posted: October 29th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Europe, Germany, Health Care, Home Living | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Scholz & Friends Berlin GmbH
Creative Directors: Martin Pross, Matthias Spaetgens, Robert Krause, Wolf Schneider
Concept: Nils Tscharnke, Sebastian Frese
Art Directors: Sebastian Frese, Ralf Schroeder
Copywriter: Nils Tscharnke
Photographer: Markus Mueller
Account Manager: Josef Hoehnow
Agency Producer: Benito Schumacher
Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work
Client: 3M Deutschland GmbH
Location: Neuss, Germany

The task was to develop an original promotional packaging solution that immediately conveyed the product value of 3M’s Solar Earplugs – a product targeted at end users frequently requiring effective noise protection (such as musicians and festival-goers). 3M turned the purpose of the earplugs – to reduce noise – into an original package design. The container's cap looks like the volume knob of a hi-fi system; when opening it to reach the earplugs, one seems to be turning down the volume.

Hayseed (Student Project)

Posted: October 20th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Home Living, student, USA | Comments Off

Designer: Konyin Ayuba
Copywriter: Michael Barbono
Art Director: Dan Rosenberg
Photographer: Tali Day
Project Type: Student Project
School: The Creative Circus
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

"Everyone wins when a Garden is born.

We'd like to encourage everyone to turn their thumbs green and enrich their lives in and out of the kitchen."

-Hayseed by Trader Joes

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The Chew

Posted: October 13th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Home Living, USA | Comments Off

Creative Agency: designojo
Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work
Photography: Benton Collins and stock
Client: ABC television/ Useful Home Products
Location: New York City/ USA

designojo worked with ABC television and brand licensee Useful Home Products to develop the Chew kitchen/ cooking accessories line. Our assignment was to translate and adapt on-air brand graphics to a hard goods product line for 4 product categories- cookware, gadgets, bakeware and cutlery.

Design work included print based marketing materials, packaging, trade show booth/event graphics and in-store retail displays.

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Bretton Woods (Student Project)

Posted: October 12th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Bath and Beauty, Home Living, USA | Comments Off

Designer: Meredith Niles
Project Type: Student Project
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

I wanted to elevate the Bretton Woods branding with a graphic and bold logo based off abstracted mountains, a pine tree, and deer antlers. Based off the shapes in the logo, I made secondary graphics to be reminiscent of cozy winter sweaters. Punches of photography and wood textures help make the BW Hotel a warm, friendly environment.

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BANG (Concept)

Posted: October 10th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Europe, Home Living, Russia | Comments Off

Creative Agency: WUNDERBAR
Additional Credits: Sasha Kischenko & Alex Tchernitski
Project Type: Concept
Location: Moscow / Russia

We created a condom brand BANG and a package design for it. Our challenge was to create the true men's condoms. We wanted men to feel like real warriors when they buy them. Condoms are their bullets, packages are their clips and sex is their battlefield.

There are two businesses men are eternally highly passionate about.

The first one is war.
For the freedom, for the truth, for the power. To subdue and to invade. To win.
To fight against frames and borders, against themselves and that guy. To make good win bad.
And to make Her admired.

The second one is love.

Don’t make war. Make love like war.
BANG – condoms for those who are men.

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WaggoHome

Posted: October 9th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Home Living, USA | Comments Off

Creative Agency: designojo
Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work
Client: WaggoHome
Location: New York City/ USA

Back in 2012 designojo worked with Waggo, a start-up which had developed a line of designer pet accessories. Our work included the development of a brand identity program including a logo, packaging and a brand style guide. Fast forward to 2014, the hugely successful Waggo was transforming into a designer home/lifestyle brand.

For WaggoHome the brand program included the development of a full palette of visual assets for the brand which again included a logo, color palettes, patterns and substrates ,packaging as well as a brand style. guide.

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