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Daebeté Scented Tea designed by Victor Design

Illustrated packaging with gold foil print finish developed by Victor Design for tea brand Daebeté's new floral Scented Tea range

Daebeté is a floral infused tea range that uses a high-grade Taiwanese oolong variety, made using a unique process of withering, oxidation, curling and twisting, that has then been given a floral hint using ancient baking methods. This process creates a subtle yet sweet flavour profile that carefully balances the aroma of flowers with the flavour of tea. The packaging for the Daebeté range, developed by Victor Design, was inspired by the natural beauty and ecology of the flower growing regions of each infusion, conveys the craft of production, the tradition of tea preparation, quality and delicate flavour, through a good combination of illustration, typography, print finish and structural choice.

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Carpe Nux designed by Designers Anonymous

Packaging with original character illustration created by Designers Anonymous for premium flavoured nut range Carpe Nux

Carpe Nux is a premium, sweet and savoury, fusion flavour nut brand inspired by global cuisine, hand-roasted in batches in the UK and created to invigorate what was perceived to be a flagging market. Flavours include Fiery Macadamias, Rum-Spiced Pecans, Zesty Cashews and Soy-Glazed Walnuts. London based Designers Anonymous were recently commissioned by Carpe Nux to help them communicate, through a new brand identity and packaging treatment, their international search for the perfect nut and the parallels they draw between their range’s flavour profiles, and historical figures whose legacy and stories expanded across borders yet remain relevant today.

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Hay-Market designed by Foreign Policy

Print, stationery and identity for Hong Kong restaurant Hay-Market designed by Foreign Policy

Hay Market is a restaurant set in the grounds of the Hong Kong Jockey Club with a distinctive interior of wood, leather, copper and exposed brick. The restaurant’s brand identity, designed by Singapore based Foreign Policy and inspired by British eccentricity, vibrant jockey silks and centuries of tradition, reflect the Jockey Club’s pedigree as a British Colonial entity and is visualised as an eclectic juxtaposition of geometric shapes, bold colour contrast and material textures, vintage British typography and authentic Victorian illustrations. Foreign Policy explain that Hay-Market’s logo is a playful update on classic letterforms and also functions as a blank canvas, allowing for quirky permutations when combined with different illustrations. The project scope included uniforms, interior design and way finding systems.

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Mauritshuis designed by Studio Dumbar

Monogram and print with metallic paper and spot colour detail designed by Dumbar for Mauritshuis

Mauritshuis is an art museum and state-owned building that was formerly the residence of count John Maurice of Nassau. Built in the 17th century and located in The Hague in the Nertherland it has been home to the Royal Picture Gallery since 1822 and is described as being a fine example of Dutch Classicist architecture. Today it is home to a plethora of Golden Age masterpieces including works by Rembrandt, Jan Steen and Vermeer.

Following a two-year period of refurbishment the building was reopened in the summer of 2014 and launched a new brand identity to coincide with this occasion. Designed by Studio Dumbar the identity, a mix of metallic inks and dyed papers, a well executed Mh serif monogram and contrasting sans-serif type, full bleed and cropped images, over-print detail and bright contemporary spot colour, neatly reflect the contemporary revitalisation of a classic building and gallery.

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