The London Popcorn Co. by B&B Studio, United Kingdom

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Packaging design by UK based B&B Studio for The London Popcorn Co.

The London Crisp Co., a hand cooked British crisp brand available in local pubs throughout the capital, has expanded to include popcorn. Local graphic design studio and packaging specialists B&B Studio returned to the project that they help establish the visual language for. This time, introducing anthropomorphised animals inspired by what the studio describe as modern London tribes, and include yummy mummies, Hoxton hipsters, hi-vis vesters and city slickers. Popcorn and crisps share a similar collage aesthetic but popcorn features fewer images and more colour coverage across pack.

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Propercorn 2014 designed by B&B Studio

Propercorn packaging 2014 designed by B&B Studio featuring illustrative work by Zoe More O'Ferrall

Propercorn is a ‘hand-popped’ gourmet butterfly popcorn range, launched in 2011, made using British rapeseed oil and seasoned with a secret blend of ingredients. Flavors include Sweet & Salty, Sour Cream & Chive and Fiery Worcester Sauce & Sun-Dried Tomato. London based design agency B&B Studio were recently commissioned to refresh Propercorn’s packaging and visual identity which included the development of an “ownable logotype, evocative imagery, appetising product shot and clear communication.”

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