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Allsorts Black & White Edition by Bond, Finland

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Packaging for liquorice brand Allsorts Black & White by Bond

Bond continue to work with Scandinavian confectionery brand Cloetta, owner of liquorish brand Allsorts, on the packaging for their Allsorts Black & White edition. The packaging for Allsorts’ originals range looked to bring the distinctive shapes and colours of the liquorice to the forefront using geometric forms and bright colour, enhanced by the black background of a simple card box. It was an approach rightly described by Bond as being bold and playful.

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The Best of BP&O — October 2016

Selected by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O – October 2016

October’s highlights included Mucho’s work for Casa BonayPark Bench Deli by Foreign Policy, and Tung’s brand identity and packaging for Hatch Cold Brew Coffee. However, there were five projects that stood out, and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series.

This feature brings together some of the most unusual / distinctive projects published on the site each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared. These typically balance a strong concept with a compelling aesthetic and communicative intention that appropriately plays with a mix of form, colour, type and layout, as well as material, texture, image and print finish.

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Helsinki City Museum by Werklig, Finland

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Logo and branded shopping bags by Finnish graphic design studio Werklig for Helsinki City Museum

Helsinki City Museum, through its collection of objects and images, provides visitors with historical insight into the everyday lives and personal experiences of the people of Helsinki. It is free to enter and features 2400 sqm of exhibitions and public spaces, a cafe, inner courtyard, areas to relax and conference rooms.

To coincide with a move to a new space; created by interior architecture office Kakadu and located in the oldest part of the city, the museum worked with Scandinavian graphic design studio Werklig to develop a new visual identity based around the Museum’s vision that “Everyone has the opportunity to fall in love with Helsinki”. This runs across stationery, business cards, merchandise, ad campaign, signage and website created in collaboration with Byroo.

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