This Week on BP&O No.12

Posted: December 31st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.12

Top 5 Packaging Projects of 2013 featured on BPO

This week on BP&O I brought together my favourite packaging design projects of 2013, these included Marx’s work for Popchips and F. Whitlock & Sons, Mucho’s brand identity and packaging solution for MidNight cocktails and B&B’s work for Jealous Sweets.

Tweet This    |    SubscribeBP&O


Articles For Designers No.11

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.11

Helmut Schmid Interview by Designculture   The Design Thesis by Verne Ho Does Design Make Good Policy by Martyn Perks for Design Week   Kin Meets Gemma Germains by Kin

In today’s pick Designculture interviews international graphic designer and typographer Helmut Schmid, Verne Ho looks at the development of personal philosophies in his piece The Design Thesis, Martyn Perks asks Does Design Make Good Policy and Kin meets Well Made Studio’s content, communications and new business manager Gemma Germains.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeMore Picks


This Week on BP&O No.11

Posted: December 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.11

Packaging and branding for Håndværk by Savvy   Logo and stationery for Goa Arkitektkontor by Heydays Packaging for Believe In's Christmas gift Only At Christmas   Logo and Print for Candela by RoAndCo

This week on BP&O I reviewed Savvy’s work for fashion brand Håndværk, Heydays’ brand identity solution for both Goa Arkitektkonto and Hardhaus following their huge portfolio update, Believe In’s Christmas gift packaging OAC – Only At Christmas, and script and print work by RoAndCo for shoe brand Candela.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O


This Week on BP&O No.10

Posted: December 13th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.10

Logo, stationery and website design for Seam by For Brands   Packaging design for Oblique by Graphical House Logotype and interior for La Peñita De Jaltemba by Savvy   Logo, stationery and website design for Plow by Perky Bros

This week on BP&O I reviewed For Brand’s latest identity work for fashion distributor Seam, the packaging for Graphical House and Derek Welsh’s collaborative project Oblique, Savvy’s interior design work and brand identity for seafood restaurant La Peñita De Jaltemba, and I updated my original article on Perky Bros’ work for Plow with some new, larger images.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O


Logo Design – Studio Edition

Posted: December 11th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Design Survival | Tags: , , , | 6 Comments »

This article builds upon the tips submitted by freelance designers to the original Guide To Logo Design with those kindly provided by design studios, plus a couple drawn from my experience of reviewing their work for BP&O.

Each studio was asked to contribute a piece of advice that focused on the commercial realities and everyday practicalities of logo design today and that would help new designers manage and deliver their own effective brand identity solutions. Edited and curated by Richard Baird.

Read the rest of this entry »


This Week on BP&O No.9

Posted: December 6th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.9

Logo, stationery, print and website design for Cemento created by St   Packaging and branding for Cemento created by St November's Top 5 on BP&O 2013  Packaging and branding for The Coal Pot created by Port Clarendon

This week on BP&O I reviewed St’s latest brand identity work for Italian cement veneer business Cemento, Peter Gregsons’ packaging work for Basket’s new while-flour snack range, I pulled together my Top 5 projects from November, and I took a look at Port Clarendon’s work for hand made soap, cream and oil brand The Coal Pot.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O