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BP&O Collections — Illustration In Branding & Packaging

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Illustration In Branding & Packaging

A continually updated collection of some of the very best brand identity and packaging design projects that effectively utilise illustration, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post features work by Studio fnt, Conductor and B&B Studio, and covers a variety of projects that have illustration as a recurring and central component. These play with the striking and memorable, the idiosyncratic and nuanced, and the literal and abstract. They move between singular illustration, single images split into individual  panels and those with a story or sequential quality. Be sure to click the images to read more about the project and the intentions of each illustrative direction.

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BP&O Collections — Red In Branding

Selected by Richard Baird.

Red in branding, packaging and graphic design

A collection of some of the very best brand identity and graphic design projects that effectively utilise red, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post features work by Toko, Bond and Character, and covers simple logo and stationery projects, and extends to broader brand identity programmes. These play with large areas of red, red as highlight or a small conceptual accent, and includes four-colour reds, spot colours, dyed papers and boards. Be sure to click the images to read more about the project and the intentions of each design. Check out more colour collections here.

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BP&O Collections — Best Awards Finalists 2017

BP&O Collections – Best Awards Finalists 2017

The Best Awards is an annual celebration of interactive, graphic, product and spacial design work from New Zealand and Australia, run by The Designer’s Institute. This year’s event will take place on Friday 6th October at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre where winning studios will be awarded a Gold Pin for best in category, a Supreme Pin for best in discipline or a Purple Pin for those considered to have lifted the bar of design.

Other awards include The John Britten Black Pin, which will be given to an individual for their leadership, vision and achievements nationally and internationally, and The Designer’s Institute of New Zealand Black Pin for Outstanding Achievement. This will be awarded to a member who has made a lasting and valuable contribution to the design profession and design culture in New Zealand. The judging process and criteria can be seen here.

To coincide with the publication of the finalists BP&O looks back at those projects reviewed on the site and up for awards in October. Finalists include Re, Frost, Akin, Studio Brave and Richards Partners. Congratulations from BP&O to all the studios up for awards.

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