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Reviews, news & opinion from designer Richard Baird on the latest brand identity and packaging design work from around the world.




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The Coal Pot designed by Port Clarendon

Packaging design by Port Clarendon for handcrafted soap, oil and cream brand The Coal Pot

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’.

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Packaging: Sustain

Sustain

Sustain is a sustainable palm oil soap that has been designed to promote awareness of the continued use of unsustainable resources in the development of everyday products and is a collaborative project between Simon Inman an illustrator based in North Yorkshire, UK and copyrighter Chris Miller.

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Packaging and Branding: La Estrella en La Manzana

La Estrella en La Manzana

La Estrella en La Manzana is a brand of high quality soaps inspired by traditional production methods combining essential oils for a range of natural aromas. Handled by Mexican based Estudio Menta and designed by Laura Méndez it was inspired by 18th century French packaging.

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