The Best of BP&O — September 2016

Selected by Richard Baird.

  The Best of BP&O – September 2016

September’s highlights included Franklyn’s work for Vonhof, Uproot by Believe in to celebrate the studio’s expansion into Canada, and Bond’s brand identity for Moi Helsinki. However, there were five projects that stood out, and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series.

This feature brings together some of the most unusual / distinctive projects published on the site each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared. These typically balance a strong communicative concept with a compelling aesthetic that appropriately plays with a mix of form, colour, type and layout, as well as material, texture, image and print finish.

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Barro de Cobre by Savvy, Mexico

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Branding and packaging by Mexican design studio Savvy for twice distilled mezcal Barro de Cobre

Barro de Cobre is a mezcal from Oaxaca, Southern Mexico, distilled twice; once using a clay pot and the second in copper. It is a unique process that takes time, but produces a strong yet smooth, clear but earthy character. The name Barro de Cobre, Copper Clay roughly translated, is an expression of this process, which also goes on to inform brand identity and packaging, created by graphic design studio Savvy.

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Uproot by Believe in, Canada & United Kingdom

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Premium maple syrup and packaging to celebrate UK-based graphic design studio Believe in's expansion into Canada

Uproot is a premium and limited edition maple syrup created to celebrate the opening of UK-based Believe in’s second design studio in Canada. It features a distinctive packaging design that takes a Canadian icon and infuses it with what the studio describes as a European design sensibility. Believe in, from its two studios and through their collaborative effort, will now support clients from the UK, Europe and across North America.

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