Burger King has joined the many companies incorporating the season into their product packaging. The festive release, along with the Winter Whopperland menu will be available in participating Burger Kings in the US, UK, Latin America, and Asia. It features coffee cups covered in reindeer and mistletoe, Santa’s belly-inspired sandwich wraps, and joyful to-go bags all designed by Turner Duckworth. Still using the recognizable BK design and graphics, the holiday packaging adds a dash of humor and joy into each customer’s order.
"Celebrating the season, coffee-cups feature tree lights, a red-nosed reindeer and mistletoe. Santa’s belly inspired the Whopper sandwich wraps and a few holiday-themed characters were developed for the always-animated Chicken Fries boxes. The range is all wrapped up in joyful takeaway bags."
Via: The Dieline
We completed a range of designs for The Vineyard Belfast- starting with their Brand identity, then printed bottles for their Growlers (2 sizes) and more recently Gift cards and Wallets- we just received the above range of promotional shots of all from them, they were so good we just had to share them!
If you wish to read more on the work we carried out on these follow this link:
The Vineyard Belfast
Thanks again to Karen and the guys at The Vineyard, looking forward to more projects in the coming months!
We have worked with Stephen Brown now on multiple projects over the past number of years, it is easy to say there is never a dull moment when he is visiting- if its not fire walking, its glass walking, there has even been a lego walk!
We were lucky enough to be selected by him again to put together his "manifesto" in graphical format -we are so chuffed with how it turned out!
He had been working on the manifesto for a while and although was going to hold off on sharing it until his ebook and website were ready he just felt the need to get it out there!
I am sure you will agree this would look great on any office or home wall...watch this space! Go SB!
Available to purchase:
Artist Jason Ratliff has created Super Shadows, a fantastic illustrations of imaginative children’s shadows that reveal their inner comic book superhero. Prints are available to purchase online from Curioos.
Curioos also conducted an interview with Ratliff that focuses on his Super Shadows project:
How did your shadows series get started? What was your first source of inspiration?
This series of “Super Shadows” comes after my original series “Walking Shadows”, which illustrates various peoples’, animals’, and objects’ shadows with an abstract, low-poly feel. The series first started after flipping through an old sketchbook of unfinished ideas. I came across an old drawing of an unassuming elderly woman. The only thing I had yet to draw was the shadow. The drawing was at least 5 or 6 years old. I remember not finishing it because I didn’t know where to take it. But after all that time, once I saw it again everything clicked. I instantly knew how I wanted to finish that one and I instantly knew what I was going to do for the next 3 pieces. It all grew from there. Unlike the first shadows, which explore everything from people to animals to objects, this new series of “Super Shadows” is wholeheartedly focused on the inherent power of a child’s potential and imagination. (read more)
Via Laughing Squid
A while back I came up with the idea of doing celebrity mash ups- mixing two celebrities names and appearance to come up with a new celeb.
Some of these are probably more localised, however if from Ireland/UK you should get them all.
Love these. The 9 Best Picture Oscar Nominees Recreated as Lego Movies.
With “The Lego Movie” winning the box office and the 2014 Oscars soon hailing its victors, Yahoo Movies imagines what Lego-fied versions of the Academy’s Best Picture nominees might look like.
Spoiler alert: They’re all winners!
What happens when Vepsa Piaggio ventures from scooter design/ manufacturing to the world of consumer electronics? What types of products would they design, and why? Check out the Vespa Cam concept by product designer based in Chicago, IL, USA: Rotimi Solola.
A thing of Beauty!
Simple but highly effective, this series of illustrations photographed alongside ordinary, everyday objects is the work of Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. A graphic designer by trade, Javier loves to take any little object and redefine it into something else, something that will make us smile. Known as his 'Instagram Experiments', he uses everything from forks and straws to food items and coins, along with simple drawings to complete the concept.
Taylor Simpson dreamed up the use of genuine deer antlers in the place of standard handlebars. Interestingly, apart from the natural asymmetry of the horns, the general form of them bears quite a bit in common with a range of more conventional components -- minus the pointy offshoots.
The designer enhanced this eccentric concept by using recycled metal, epoxy and paint to sharpen the product up. Special packaging was also designed for the Moniker Cycle Horns to accommodate their broad and awkward shape.
Love the concept and the execution.
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As well as graphic and packaging design, I am fascinated by new media and marketing, here I aim to pull together the best of this plus great online design "finds". Enjoy!