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OAC – Only At Christmas designed by Believe In

Packaging for Christmas gift OAC - Only At Christmas designed by Believe In

UK based design studio Believe In have produced a festive gift to thank clients, friends and suppliers. Blended by hand by a small team of artisan producers in Devon, the orange and chocolate liqueur is contained within a black gloss bottle and a warm copper metallic paper tag provided by GF Smith with a white ink print finish. It is combination that delivers a distinctive contrast of colour and surface texture that neatly reflects the duality of the name OAC – ‘Only At Christmas’ and ‘Orange And Chocolate’ – and captures the creativity and collaborative nature of the studio, while the signature details, numbers and the space for festive messages keep it personal with a crafted, batch produced sensibility.

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Mellbye designed by Heydays

Stationery with blind emboss and die cut detail designed by Heydays for architecture firm Mellby

Mellbye is a Norwegian architecture firm founded in 1954 with a “mindset anchored in modernism”. Design studio Heydays created a new brand identity for the firm based around a geometric M symbol built from the initials of their two main services, architecture and interiors. Executed as a combination of blind deboss and die cut detail across a earthy and urban mix of brown and warm grey uncoated boards and fabric, and alongside a contemporary white ink print finish and grid-based layouts, the result is a modernistic reduction of form but expansion of meaning surrounded by a familiar architectural utility, form and texture.

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Oblique Paul Smith Edition designed by Graphical House

Packaging for Graphical House's Oblique - Paul Smith Edition

Graphical House and Derek Welsh Studio recently produced a special edition version of their distinctive domino set and collaborative project Oblique for Paul Smith. The dominoes, handcrafted in walnut using 45 processes, 8,400 hand drilled holes, 155m of walnut, 15m² of laminate, 75m² of 150 grit sandpaper, 20m² of 320 grit sandpaper and 18 hand files, come in a drawstring bag packed in a navy and pink box with a foil print finish.

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