Category Archives: packaging

Dark Packaging

A lot of packaging designers fall down the trap of using bright colours, loud typography and patterns to draw customers attention. Don’t get me wrong, bold designs when done well can work really beautifully, but today I wanted to showcase … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Given my scarcity of blogging this week, I thought I would end it off with a bumper blogpost that features a selection of beautiful, delicious, and interesting things. Have a wonderful weekend everyone. How to grow your own cactus fence. I … Continue reading

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Miscellany

The laid back aesthetic of Manuela Sosa’s house in “the pastoral hills of Vallvidrera, just outside Barcelona” is an inviting and understated home. Manuela is a florist who runs the flower studio, ‘Gang and the Wool‘ from a greenhouse on her … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine

The weather is insanely hot in Cape Town at the moment (note to self: invest in an oscillating fan). I’m not one for the heat but it is a great excuse to eat ice cream. My favourite ice cream place … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Given that we are finishing off the work week it seems apt to do a round up of beautiful and interesting things. The final season of Mad Men is in full swing and I’m really enjoying it so far. I’m … Continue reading

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Irving & Co.

Irving & Co. is a London-based creative studio that derives its name from the iconic photographer Irving Penn. Founded in 2006 by Julian Roberts, Irving & Co specialises in packaging, print and logo design. Since the company’s inception, it has racked … Continue reading

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Xoclad

I really love the work of Mexican design studio Anagrama. They tailor their design to each project without losing the aesthetic sensibility that makes them so great. In a nutshell, Anagrama is far from a one-trick pony and well deserve … Continue reading

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