The Coal Pot is a range of natural soaps, creams and oils made from herbs and fruits grown in Dominica using traditional handmade methods. Italian design agency Port Clarendon were recently commissioned to develop a new visual identity, brand architecture and packaging solution for the range that would ‘articulate and clarify each of the line’s unique proposition in relation to the parent brand and to the competition’ and position these as more ‘up-market’.
Design studio Freytag Anderson were recently commissioned by Glasgow based Partick Dental to create a “fresh and vibrant visual identity” for their local practices. The studio saw the opportunity to create a clear concept that would avoid the “usual clichés associated with the industry” and have an inclusivity that would strike a solid balance between minimal, contemporary, inviting and established, through a communicative combination of mark, type and material choice.
Fisix is a line of cosmetic products that includes shower gels, shampoos and hydrating skin balms, developed by four marathon running friends who ‘couldn’t find a range that met their needs as sportsmen’, branded and packaged by multidisciplinary design agency Mucho.
Mucho’s design solution unties the diagrammatic, geometric forms and typographical, sans-serif utility and neutrality of the pharmaceutical and sports science industries with the subtle fashion and on-trend design sensibilities of a tightly spaced, lowercase serif logo-type, italics, and a flat, economical, unisex grey and pastel colour palette. A smart balance of formulated effectiveness and the more exclusive, restrained qualities associated with high fashion and professional cosmetics.