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Opinion by Richard Baird
REF is an environmentally conscientious Swedish hair care brand with a range of products that are made from high quality organic ingredients. With a desire to enter the international market of the US and further into the Nordic regions, both dominated by well-established FMCG, Scandinavian design studio Kurppa Hosk were commissioned to rejuvenate REF’s visual identity. This included packaging design, art direction, stationery, business cards and web design. These are linked by what the studio describe as a system of simplistic graphic elements and a modest earthy colour palette.
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Opinion by Richard Baird.
Tulura is an independent luxury botanical skincare brand created Eileen Feighny, a former professional model brought up in Korea and now working from New York. The first of Tulura’s products is a two-step moisturising program that includes a vitamin peptide serum and a botanical facial oil made from seasonal ingredients hand picked and custom-blended. Ingredients are chosen for their effectiveness, and formulations created without the use of fillers, fragrances, synthetic emulsifiers and preservatives.
Tulura worked with Leeds-based studio Build to develop a “contemporary, diverse and engaging” brand identity to “inspire and motivate women and beauty enthusiasts”. Build describe their approach as taking a “simplistic, clean and honest approach”. This is expressed by the structure and composition of packaging, in the layout and typesetting of label, and in the lines and forms that make up Tulura logotype.
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