Carbon Loft is a Middlesbrough (UK) based independent graphic design studio that was established this year. Their identity, developed in-house and art directed by designer and illustrator Masha Chughtai, is a neat union of simple design and virtuous materials.
Candles of New Zealand is a family run business established in 2008 by Nicola & Steven Farrant and based in the Bay of Plenty. In preparation for the Auckland gift fair, design agency Family Design Co. redesigned their brand and packaging propositions to better reflect the company’s vision and to create a diverse but unified collection and visually characterising the handcrafted, traditionally produced and high quality aspects of the products.
DD MM YY is an organic tequila product from the Jalisco region of Mexico. Each production of DD MM YY is visually represented by a historically significant date, these include the moon landing in ’69, the end of WWII in ’45 and the signing of the Koyoto agreement in 2005. The branding and packaging, developed by design agency Yujo, emphasise theses global events with a striking typographic solution and a tactile stamp aesthetic.