FAB Awards 2014

“The 16th FAB Awards are now open for entries with a Final Deadline on  28th February, 2014. The FAB Awards is an International Awards programme focussed entirely on work done for Food And Beverage brands. It recognises the critical contribution that outstanding creative work makes to building food and drink brands, it identifies and rewards the leading practitioners, and…

By Kristina de Verdier On 12 December, 2013 In , ,

Think Global Eat Local

Katharina Kobsev is a student from Germany. Her bachelor thesis was to create a concept around food culture and sustainability. “”Think Global-Eat Local” is a collection of food and beverages with the focus on environmental protection. The aim of the bachelor thesis was was to bring awareness to this issue of food culture and the sustainability. The preferred purchase…

Beijing 8

Brand identity and packaging for a Chinese restaurant, designed by Stockholm based Garbergs Project. Beijing8 is a dumplings & tea restaurant chain for slow fast food with an organic state of mind. The design agency explains the idea as a combination of a simplistic scandinavian and colourful Chinese style. And they have been using clever and cost-efficient  packaging…

Non-Stick Coating Keeps Ketchup Flowing

Packaging innovation from MIT, which addresses a major problem in the food and packaging industry. “MIT PhD candidate Dave Smith and his team of mechanical engineers and nano-technologists at the Varanasi Research Group have come up with a solution to a huge problem. LiquiGlide, a “super slippery” coating made up of nontoxic materials that can be applied to all…

By Kristina de Verdier On 4 December, 2013 In , ,

New butter brand and in-home experience

Here is a very good piece of innovation & design work for something as basic as butter. A holistic approach to the food product and its packaging, where the in-home experience has been key. Compliments to Pearlfisher and Arla. “As part of a long-term relationship with Arla, Pearlfisher have created a new addition to the Lurpak range – Slow Churned…

Happy Eggs – Student Work

The Happy Eggs packaging for organic eggs. Designed by Maja Szczypek, a student based in Warsaw, Poland. The packaging design is supposed to make the customer feel that what they have before them is 100% natural. It promotes the use of organic materials and sustainability in production. Maja explains “The hay drawpiece is cheap and easy in…

Joe & Seph’s Gourmet Popcorn

Gourmet popcorn designed by Designers Anonymous. “Joseph Sopher began developing his own gourmet popcorn after identifying a gap in the luxury confectionery market. In taste tests against other brands, Joseph’s came out on top. However, competitive brands had a credible brand image – a key differentiator that Joseph lacked. We needed to create a powerful identity…

By Kristina de Verdier On 12 November, 2013 In ,

Fast Food Packaging

RISD graduate student Seul Bi Kim used a personal frustration with fast food packaging as inspiration to create a new concept. “This package is designed to provide a more convenient way of take-out for fast food industry as well as its customers, by designing handy carrier for take-out burger meal consisted of a burger, french-fries,…

Habibis

A quite unique combination! Habibis is an Arabic-Mexican fusion taqueria located in San Pedro Garza García, a city enriched by the culinary treats of its third generation Arab immigrants. Previously a humble taco stand, Habibis approached Anagrama with the task of creating a brand that communicated the foods’ exceptional mixed background and quality without losing…

By Kristina de Verdier On 29 October, 2013 In ,

Smakshonning – Student Work

  Designed by Marius Sunde, Morten Johansen & Ida Dølplads, Westerdals School of Communication, Oslo. “Smakshonning is a new range of honey with added flavor (hazelnut, raspberry and thyme) from Honningcentralen, Norway’s leading honey producer. The idea was to create a chemistry inspired bottle, to emphasize the applicability of honey within gastronomy. In addition to…

La Michoacana

Designed by Parallel from Mexico. “La Michoacana is a traditional Mexican “paleteria” wich has been in the market for a long time now. During this period, the brand has suffered a constant changing on its corporate identity caused by the non attendance to its marketing, leading to a misunderstanding of the brands core. We decided…

By Kristina de Verdier On 30 May, 2013 In , ,

Cicero Sardines

Food infused fish branding. It looks really delicious, and kicks off the inspiration for cooking. Colourful fish illustrations on clean white background. Via TrendHunter

By Kristina de Verdier On 22 May, 2013 In ,

Sandro Desii Pasta

    Lo Siento, Barcelona based design agency created brand Identity and packaging design for Sandro Desii’s products. “The design focuses on creating an identity system that helps both owner and consumer to locate, catalogue and organize the different products of the firm by their number and color. A family of twenty packs of pasta…

By Kristina de Verdier On 25 April, 2013 In , ,

Herb Packaging

Packaging concept developed by Tiffany Marchis at UQAM. “The package was part of a larger campaign to promote the green city. Herbs are available in kraft paper bags easy to transport and handle. The bottom lined with a detachable tray is then to be planted in the garden or simply in a pot. All material is…

La Strada

La Strada premium ice cream “Our brand mission: evolve from eating ice cream to wearing the ice cream packs on the street. We created the first prêt-a-porter gelato meant to turn the sidewalk into a catwalk and the product into a fashion icon. Our range becomes a unique street fashion collection with multiple fabric patterns…