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James Read designed by Studio Makgill

Packaging with gold spot colour detail for James Read's premium tanning range designed by Studio Makgill

James Read is a tanning expert who has worked with number of celebrities including Lady Gaga and Mariah Carey. Recently James launched a range of premium retail products ‘based on a desire to introduce the world of tanning to a whole raft of new techniques, tools and products – all aimed at producing a natural effect’. The packaging and visual identity, designed by Studio Makgill, captures the straightforward application and wash off quality of the product and the high quality, professional nature of the brand with a bold and iconic white and metallic striped print treatment and simple sans serif logo-type.

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ÅKA Hair designed by DC

Logo, business and appointment card designed by DC for hair salon ÅKA

ÅKA is a hair salon, developed by stylist and makeup artist Alex Kormann, located in the Hillegersberg area of Rotterdam (NL). The salon’s name and visual identity, created by multidisciplinary design agency DC, utilises the high fashion and architectural sensibilities of a bold and well spaced sans serif set alongside a mono-line weight twist on the classic barber’s pole to convey precision, contemporary style and personal service.

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Tom Organic designed by Truly Deeply

Packaging with watercolour illustrative detail designed by Truly Deeply for biodegradable fem­i­nine hygiene line Tom Organic

Tom Organic is the first and currently the only range of 100% biodegrade­able fem­i­nine hygiene prod­ucts accred­ited by the Aus­tralian Cer­ti­fied Organic association. Melbourne based design studio Truly Deeply, working in collaboration with freelance illustrator Sarah Carter-Jenkins, redeveloped Tom’s packaging proposition, launched this week, with a new, vivid, illustrative and simple typographic solution that helped to secure national distribution.

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