The Best of BP&O — April 2017

Selected by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O — April 2017

April’s highlights included Midday’s packaging for fermented raw food company Hurly Burly and Here Design’s brand identity work for London-based for catering company Rocket. 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 thoughtful and distinctive projects published on BP&O each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared. These typically balance a strong concept with a compelling aesthetic and clear communicative intention that appropriately plays with form, colour, type and layout, as well as material, texture, image and print finish.

Throughout April, BP&O expanded on its collections series, as another way to jump through to older posts on the site. New additions include Black & White, Art Galleries & Exhibitions, Branding & Interiors, and Menu Boards.

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Rocket by Here Design, United Kingdom

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Logo, pattern, stationery and van livery by London-based studio Here Design for UK catering business Rocket

Rocket began in 2000 as a small family-run catering company, implementing other people’s plans, and has grown to become a multifaceted enterprise with its own ideas, creating culinary worlds in partnership with some of the country’s most prestigious institutions and brands. Rocket worked with London-based Here Design to express this bold new position throughout its brand identity, in logo design, and across its stationery, business cards, print communications, van livery and website.

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BP&O Collections — Black & White

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Black & White in Branding & Packaging

A collection of some of the very best brand identity and packaging design projects, reviewed and published on BP&O, that effectively use black and white as a prominent component. This post features work by design studios Bond, Distil and DIA, and covers simple logo and stationery projects, and extends to broader brand identity programmes that include packaging and print communications. With the reduction of colour comes the emphasis of type, form and pattern, a play with contrast and proportionality, material, structure and finish. Be sure to click the images to read more about the project and the intentions of each design. Also check out Blue in Branding here.

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