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Vote for the best piece of work in our Creative Round-Up: Winners to be featured in 30 August issue of The Drum

The Drum, in association with Synergist, brings you a round-up of some of the latest interesting creative work.

Every fortnight The Drum, in association with Synergist, publishes a selection of new creative work.

Now you can vote for the work you like best with the winners to feature in the next issue of The Drum (30 August). Submit your vote before Wednesday 21 August to guarantee your favourite makes it into the printed magazine.

To submit work for future publication contact gillian.west@thedrum.com.

Creative Review: 

Adam&eveddb: Stop Marmite neglect campaign

Brand: Marmite
Title(s): Marmite Neglect

Agency: AdamandeveDDB, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.adamandeveddb.com
Creative Director: Mike Crowe, Rob Messeter/Matt Lee, Pete Heyes
Creative Team: Nick Sheppard, Tom Webber
Additional Credits: TV Producer: Chris Styring
Prod Co: Outsider
Director: James Rouse
Producer: Benji Howell
Executive Producer: Robert Campbell
DoP: Alex Melman
Production Designer: Sam Riley
Production Manager: Tim Steele
Post: Framestore
Grading: Simon Bourne
VFX Producer: Heather Kinal
Editing House: Work Post
Editor: Art Jones / Neil Smith
Audio Post Production: Clearcut Sound
Audio Op: Mark Hellaby
Sound Designer: Mark Hellaby
Music Production: Focus Music / Audio Network
Published: August 2013

Publicis Blueprint: George royal baby ad

Publicis Blueprint: George royal baby ad

Brand: George
Title(s): George Royal Baby ad
Headline and copy text (in English): Congratulations from one George to another. 20% off all babywear offer ends midnight on Sunday.

Agency: Publicis Blueprint, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.publicis-blueprint.co.uk
Creative Director: Adam Nowell
Art Director: Melisa Lee
Copywriter: Carole Hamilton
Photographer: Ken Niven
Published: July 2013
Short Rationale (optional): George were obviously in a unique position once the name of the baby was announced and we felt it was essential to include a play on words connecting the Prince's name to the brand. The blue eyed baby boy with gorgeous curls is just how we imagine Prince George could well look in a few months and it has lots of essential ahh factor. We wanted to keep the look of the ad very simple and the key messages 'congratulations from one George to another' and 'babywear fit for a prince' pretty much says it all. On this occasion ‘less is more’ was very effective. The style of the ad was quite a departure for the George brand but they felt such a unique occasion warranted a different approach.

Island Records/Universal Music Group: Mumford and Sons 'Hopeless Wanderer' music video

Brand: Island Records/Universal Music Group, Mumford & Sons
Title(s): Hopeless Wanderer music video

Additional Credits: Director: Sam Jones
Director of Photography: Eric Schmidt
Editor: Chetin Chabuk
Production Company: Black Dog Films
Executive Producer: Coleen Haynes
Producer: Christian Nurse
Music Video Commissioner: Mike Mooney
Published: August 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Mumford & Sons step aside for a little self-mockery in their most recent video release “Hopeless Wanderer” from director Sam Jones. The clip opens with strategically misleading shots of what we presume to be the quartet performing in a pastoral field, before the camera slowly reveals comedians Jason Sudekis, Ed Helms, Will Forte and Jason Bateman standing in for the English folk-rockers.
A slapstick impersonation unfolds satirizing everything from Mumford & Sons’ signature Dust Bowl aesthetic to their passionate, multi-instrumental playing style. The Black Dog director pulls no punches with comedy’s finest whose over-the-top antics include a rowboat serenade, a four-way cry-fest, bearded make-outs, and a rollicking banjo solo. The light-hearted video proves that however old-fashioned the Englishmen may be in style, Mumford & Sons is game for a taste of modern American comedy.

Anthem NY: Kellogg's retro packaging design for Target

Anthem NY: Kellogg's retro packaging design for Target

Brand: Kellogg’s
Title(s): Retro packaging design for Target

Agency: Anthem, New York, USA/Battlecreek, USA
Agency Website: http://www.anthemww.com
Creative Directors: Mark Meszaros and Gerard Rizzo
Designer: Emily Dolson
Additional Credits: Account Management: Rachel Johnson, Ned Joyce
Short Rationale (optional): Anthem created Kellogg Retro-inspired Packaging for Frosted Flakes, Fruit Loops and Rice Krispies. This is in stores now, exclusive to Target, and is the first time in Kellogg’s history that they have offered Retro-inspired packaging. The launch is part of a program to celebrate Froot Loops 50th anniversary. Anthem developed packaging design that allowed each brand to stay true to its core equity, while tapping into the feeling of nostalgia consumers felt for simpler times. The packaging balances the style of the characters, typography and catch phrases to create something not only memorable but eye-catching for consumers both young and old.

Rosenstar GmbH: Weinbau Ottiger brand and packaging design

Rosenstar GmbH: Weinbau Ottiger brand and packaging design

Brand: Weinbau Ottiger
Title(s): Brand and packaging design

Agency: Rosenstar GmbH, Luzern, Switzerland
Agency website: http://www.rosenstar.ch
Creative Director: Jana Yaacoub
Art Director: Robine Affentranger
Copywriter: Matthias Troller, Trollhouser
Illustrator: Robine Affentranger
Photographer: Simon Bolzern
Additional Credits: Brand Management: Selina Krummenacher
Published: May 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Weinbau Ottiger is one of central Switzerland’s major vineyards. Winemaker Toni Ottiger and his team combine a traditional approach with an innovative and open-minded attitude. The previous visual identity did not match the company’s character. A new name and brand design help to reposition the brand in the market and express what Weinbau Ottiger stands for: unique high-quality wines made with great passion. In a close collaboration with the company, Rosenstar developed the values on which the whole visual concept is based. Weinbau Ottiger’s new brand design is modern, simple, elegant and confident. Just like the vineyard. Based on this branding concept, a range of communication media was created. As a unique logo, the Ottiger ‘O’ lies at the heart of the visual identity, appearing on labels, packaging, vehicle markings and signage. Thanks to the sharp, incisive design, Ottiger Weinbau’s bottles now stand out on every wine shelf.

ODD: Dr. Martens #STANDFORSOMETHING global campaign

ODD: Dr. Martens #STANDFORSOMETHING global campaign

Brand: Dr. Martens
Title(s): Global ad campaign #STANDFORSOMETHING

Brand: Dr. Martens
Title(s): Global ad campaign #STANDFORSOMETHING
Agency: ODD, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.oddlondon.com
Photographer: James Pearson-Howes
Additional Credits: Film Directors: James Pearson-Howes & Reeve Rixon
Editing and Post Production: Zac Ella, Agile Films & James Taylor, Alpha Century
Media Agency: Goodstuff
Published: July 2013

Ogilvy & Mather: WWF poster

Ogilvy & Mather: WWF poster

Brand: WWF
Title(s): Poster design
Headline and copy text (in English): Stop criminals making a killing. Help kill the trade that kills at Facebook.com/WWF

Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.ogilvy.com
Executive Creative Director: Gerry Human
Art Director: Denis Kakazu
Copywriter: Giles Montgomery
Illustrator: Salmagica
Additional Credits: Planner: Tara Austin
Account Managers: Michael Alexander, Victoria Radford
Art Buyers: Coral Stafford
Traffic Manager: Peter Nuttal
Published: July 2013

Pearlfisher: ilumi packaging design and brand identity

Pearlfisher: ilumi packaging design and brand identity

Brand: ilumi
Title(s): ilumi packaging design and brand identity

Agency: Pearlfisher, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.pearlfisher.com
Creative Director: Sarah Cattle
Additional Credits: Founding Partner & Chief Creative Officer: Jonathan Ford
Design Director: Poppy Steadman
Senior Strategist: Georgia Levison
Senior Account Manager: Joanna Peirce
Published: August 2013

Louise Fili Ltd: Rusticator Rum bottle design

Louise Fili Ltd: Rusticator Rum bottle design

Brand: Bartlett Maine Estate Winery
Title(s): Rusticator Rum

Agency: Louise Fili Ltd, New York, USA
Agency Website: http://louisefili.com
Creative Director: Louise Fili
Copywriter: Bob and Kathe Bartlett
Additional Credits: Desingers: Louise Fili, Spencer Charles
Published: June 2013
Short Rationale (optional): After years of creating award-winning wines, Bartlett Maine Estate Winery launched Rusticator Rum, using organic molasses sourced from South America. The name references late nineteenth-century city dwellers who who escaped to Maine in search of cooler climes.

Established: Marc Jacobs Beauty packaging and identity design

Established: Marc Jacobs Beauty packaging and identity design

Brand: Marc Jacobs Beauty
Title(s): Packaging and identity design

Agency: Established, New York, USA
Agency Website: http://establishednyc.com
Executive Creative Director: Sam O’Donahue
Creative Director: Pierre Jeand’heur
Art Director: Felix DeVoss
Published: July 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Marc Jacobs and Sephora asked Established to create a line of shiny, beautiful products that every woman would want to hold in her hand and not put down. Something that was "just lovely." The result is a line of beautiful, fluid shapes in a high shine inky black lacquer finish. The sensual, complex curves of the products and unexpected proportions result in a collection that is both simple and timeless yet thoroughly modern. Every detail was meticulously considered from the ultra-thin frame-around mirrors to the layout of the makeup or an oversized button.

Nika Water Company: Nika Water branding

Nika Water Company: Nika Water branding

Brand: Nika Water
Headline and copy text (in English): "Helping the World never tasted so good." Nika Water donates 100% of our profits to clean water, education and sanitation projects in developing countries to help end poverty.

Agency: Nika Water Company, LLC. La Jolla, CA, USA
Agency website: www.nikawater.org
Creative Director: Jeffrey Church
Short rationale (optional): Nika Water is social cause-driven, eco-responsible, premium bottled water, currently sold in thousands of nationwide retailers. Products like Nika’s are not only able to raise money for a cause through sales, but also simultaneously spread awareness to consumers in the process.

Mucho: MidNight Cocktails packaging

Mucho: MidNight Cocktails packaging

Brand: MidNight Cocktails
Headline and copy text (in English): A new way of cocktail consumption

Agency: Mucho, Barcelona, Spain
Agency website: http://wearemucho.com
Creative Director: Pablo Juncadella
Photographer: Roc Canals
Additional credits: Design: Nuria Rivera
Published: August 2013
Short rationale (optional): We were invited to generate a new brand identity that could retain the tradition and elegance of cocktail making, whilst reflecting this revolutionary new method. Based on the geometric reinterpretation of the 'M' and the 'N' in Mid Night we created a system of triangles that when mixed with classic engravings of fruits generate a kaleidoscopic visual language. It really captures this new and fun way of creating cocktails.

Together Design: Museum of London advertising campaign

Together Design: Museum of London advertising campaign

Brand: Museum of London
Title(s): Advertising campaign
Headline and copy text (in English): London. Look again.

Agency: Together Design, London
Agency website: http://www.togetherdesign.co.uk
Creative Director: Katja Thielen
Creative Team: Nicola Robson, Keith Hancox, David Clayton
Illustrator: Nicola Robson
Account Director: Marina Koemtzopoulou
Images: courtesy of Museum of London Archive
Published: August 2013
Short rationale (optional): Launching in mid-August this is the first generic brand awareness campaign for the museum since 2010. The integrated campaign, which also includes PR and social media tactics, supports a new strategic direction for the brand with targets to more than double visitor numbers over the next five years, and attract more Londoners to both of its two venues – the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands. The campaign will run across outdoor, tube and print media including The Guardian and Time Out. The creative makes use of a stylish pop montage approach to combine museum artefacts from different eras with London backdrops. The aim is to intrigue audiences with the layered imagery while positioning the museum as contemporary, culturally sophisticated, and in tune with the spirit of London.

Saint Bernadine Mission Communications Inc: R&B Brewing Packaging design

Saint Bernadine Mission Communications Inc: R&B Brewing Packaging design

Brand: R&B Brewing
Title(s): East Side Bitter and Raven Cream Ale bottles and 6 pk cartons

Agency: Saint Bernadine Mission Communications Inc, Vancouver, Canada
Agency website: http://www.stbernadine.com
Creative Director: David Walker, Andrew Samuel
Art Director: Helen Eady, Rory O’Sullivan
Illustrator: Helen Eady, Rory O’Sullivan
Additional credits: Production Artist: Lisa Blackburn, Printing: Sterling Packaging (cartons), Westkey Graphics (labels)
Published: May 2013
Short rationale (optional): R&B Brewing is one of Vancouver's original East Van micro breweries, predating the current trend by almost two decades. Partners Rick ("R") and Barry ("B") asked St. Bernadine to help with a packaging redesign, initiated by the move from 650mL bottles to a standard 341mL 6-pack format.
The design language is inspired by R&B's resolutely hand crafted product – as such, every element on the packaging is rendered by hand, including the bar code. Bold silhouette key illustrations take their cues from the beers' quirky naming conventions, and strong colours aid standout and shelf blocking. Key brand story elements, hand rendered in expressive type, and additional varietal information, like IBU scale, boil information, aging temperature, hop and barley type and mix all support R&B's independent, craft positioning.

Tribal DDB: Wall's 'Scoops of Happiness' online ad campaign

Brand: Wall’s
Title(s): Scoops of Happiness online ad campaign

Agency: Tribal DDB, Singapore
Agency Website: http://www.ddb.com
Additional Credits: Directors: Alan Dickson (Yukfoo Animation), Sigi Spath (Waitemata Films)
Production: Yukfoo Animation, Waitemata Films

MusaWorkLab: LoveMagna brand and website design

MusaWorkLab: LoveMagna brand and website design

Brand: LoveMagna
Title(s): Brand and website design

Agency: MusaWorkLab, Lisbon, Portugal
Agency website: http://www.musaworklab.com
Creative Director: Raquel Viana, Paulo Lima, Ricardo Alexandre
Art Director: Raquel Viana, Paulo Lima, Ricardo Alexandre
Copywriter: LoveMagna
Photographer: MusaWorkLab and LoveMagna
Published: February 2013
Short Rationale (optional): LoveMagna is a Lisbon based boutique production company, specializing in custom made creative & production solutions.

Little Big Brands: Salt of the Earth Bakery brand and packaging redesign

Little Big Brands: Salt of the Earth Bakery brand and packaging redesign

Brand: Salt of the Earth Bakery
Title(s): Brand and packaging redesign
Headline and copy text: Salt of the Earth Bakery has relaunched their artisan baked goods in fresh new structure and design worthy of these supremely delicious treats. The Bakery turned to branding partner Little Big Brands to lead the effort.

Agency: Little Big Brands, White Plains NY, United States
Agency website: www.littlebigbrands.com
Creative Director: John Nunziato
Copywriter: Pamela Long
Designer: Kelly Weeks
Photographer: Dave Lazarus
Published: May 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Salt of the Earth Bakery creations are unique in that each product is paired with the finest sea salts from around the world. Equally unique now is their packaging structure. Both cookies and brownies are housed in a custom craft box that hinges similar to a jewel box. It also features a large diecut window on top where the product is visible. The brand identity was cleaned up, given a more organic font, and depth and dimension added to the mark. Vibrant colors contrast the craft paper and are painted on the top and sides, with solid color peeking out from the bottom panels of the box. Typography was chosen to reflect the handcrafted nature of the product.
Each product features a unique name and description on front of pack that speaks to the playful nature of the brand. Take for instance, The Wild Oat: A Very Adult Oatmeal Raisin. A Luscious oatmeal cookie with voluptuous raisins, a slap of aromatic spices and a kiss of Bali Rama sea salt. Napkin optional. Or perhaps you’d prefer, The OMGCB: Holy Mother of Brownie. A sweet assault of decadent chocolate brownie with rivers of handcrafted caramel and French sea salt. Damn!
“We’re thrilled to have packaging that now truly reflects the heart and soul of our brand and all the love that goes into each cookie and brownie we bake,” said Alexandra Joseph Rabbani, Executive Chef, Salt of the Earth Bakery.

The Partners: WPP 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation project

The Partners: WPP 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation project

Brand: WPP 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation project
Title(s): The Queen’s Teapot

Agency: The Partners, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.the-partners.com
Creative Director: Greg Quinton
Additional Credits: Designer: Nick Munro
Published: July 2013

The Brand Union Stockholm: ABSOLUT Craft – Bartender’s Collection

The Brand Union Stockholm: ABSOLUT Craft – Bartender’s Collection

Brand: The ABSOLUT Company
Title(s): ABSOLUT Craft – Bartender’s Collection

Agency: The Brand Union (TBU), Stockholm, Sweden/No Picnic, Stockholm, Sweden
Agency Website: http://www.thebrandunion.se http://nopicnic.com
Creative Director: Henrik Billqvist (TBU)/Thoman Schaad (No Picnic)
Additional Credits: Executive Director/Client Director: Jonas Anderson (TBU)/Alfred Alfred (No Picnic)
Artwork: Producktiondesign
Client Manager: Britt-Maire Möller (TBU)
Client Director: Felicia Leksell (TBU)/Jonas Westius (No Picnic)
Client: Anna Kamjou
Global Director Design Strategy: Caroline Mörnås
Global Manager Design Strategy: Magnus Bidstam
Global Director Trade Marketing: Miranda Dickson
Visualiser/Producktiondesigner: Stefan Wennerström (No Picnic)
Industrial Designer: Urban Ahlgren (No Picnic)
Published: 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Brief -Strengthen the credibility of ABSOLUT within the global bartender community and provide inspiration for cocktail creation among professional bartenders.
Challenge - Create a design that reflects the focus and craftsmanship of mixologist Nick Strangeway and ABSOLUT.
Solution - Focused on the iconic silhouette. The bottle reflects the brand’s heritage by featuring the alchemic symbol for distillation. The color coating is inspired by17th century apothecary jars.It also protects the natural raw ingredients. The design clearly differentiates this range as something new and distinct from ABSOLUT.

Epiphany: Evans Halshaw 'The Dangers of Drug Driving' website

Epiphany: Evans Halshaw 'The Dangers of Drug Driving' website

Brand: Evans Halshaw
Title(s): The Dangers of Drug Driving

Agency: Epiphany, Leeds, UK
Agency Website: http://www.epiphanysearch.co.uk
Copywriter: Siobhan Gibson
Illustrator: Dave Ellis
Additional Credits: Dave Sellers
Published: July 2013
Short Rationale (optional): A new test known as the Drugalyser is due to be introduced into police traffic proceedings in the coming year, to help police detect and tackle drug-driving offences at the roadside. With this in mind, Evans Halshaw provides this guide to how different drugs can affect your driving ability - and why you shouldn't get behind the wheel if you're under the influence.

Iris worldwide: adidas 'The New Speed of Light' online film

Brand: adidas
Title(s): The New Speed of Light online film

Agency: Iris worldwide, London, UK
Agency Website: http://www.iris-worldwide.com
Creative: Adam Fish
Additional Credits: Director: Marcus Lyall
Managing Partner: Henry Scotland
Adidas Global Brand Director: Thomas Van Schaik
Account Director: Simon Yoxall
Production Company: ML Studio
Post Producer: Mark Logue
Producer: Phil Tidy
Agency Producer: Sophie Horner
Published: August 2013
Short Rationale (optional): To launch the new adizero F50 Messi boot, adidas and iris have created
film entitled 'The New Speed of Light' - showing the world’s greatest footballer, Leo Messi, as he's never been seen before - in a bespoke LED suit and a stunning concert visual style effects technique.
We wanted to produce a film that captured and analyzed Leo’s movement, to reveal the secret of his genius on the pitch as well as highlight the “light in motion” design of his new boot.
To do this, iris put Leo in a custom-made suit and hood, with hundreds of individual LED’s sewn by hand in to adidas TechFit gear. In addition, we gave him a bespoke LED football and lit up the stripes on his boots. He was then filmed at 1,000 frames per second using a Phantom camera.
The footage was then treated using a specially developed technique, creating a beautiful film that captures the footballing genius of Leo as he’s never been seen before; exploring the moves that make him the best in the world in intricate detail.

Kollor Design Agency: Griab branding, visual identity and web design

Kollor Design Agency: Griab branding, visual identity and web design

Brand: Griab
Title(s): Branding, visual identity, web design

Agency: Kollor Design Agency, Helsingborg, Sweden
Agency website: http://www.kollor.com
Creative Director: Erik Tencer
Art Directors: Erik Tencer and Håkan Persson
Web Designer: Håkan Persson
Graphic Designer: Eduardo Mateos
Copywriter: Ragnar Falck
Photographer: Calle-Mange Johansson and Eduardo Mateos
Published: May 2013
Short rationale (optional):Griab is a Swedish engineering firm, founded in 1957 and located in Helsingborg, Sweden, that specialises in delivering a holistic design and build service that includes land planning, wastewater management, architecture and construction.
Developed by multidisciplinary design agency Kollor, Griab’s visual identity, “inspired by the the straight lines and shapes commonly seen in architecture” and created to help reinforce the firm’s environmental profile, includes a new logotype, stationery and website based around a sans-serif logotype, monospace typeface, grids, guides and a fluorescent green print treatment.

Taxi Studio: The Black Grouse, Alpha Edition packaging

Taxi Studio: The Black Grouse, Alpha Edition packaging

Brand: The Black Grouse, Alpha Edition
Title(s): Alpha Edition

Agency: Taxi Studio, Bristol, UK
Agency Website: http://www.taxistudio.co.uk
Creative Director: Spencer Buck
Design Director: Jonathan Turner-Rogers
Copywriter: Lindsay Camp
Illustrator: Graham Evernden, Sam Hadley
Additional Credits: Senior Designer: Pete Hawkins
Published: August 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Situation: The Alpha Edition is a premium expression of the legendary Black Grouse. However, the existing design didn’t communicate the product’s richer, smokier flavour. And the way the bird was visually portrayed on pack (aside from failing to promote the product’s alpha status) was inconsistent with the rest of the portfolio.
Solution: Once upon a year… black grouse gather to establish who’s the biggest show-off in a ritual known as the ‘Lek’. We dramatised this event on pack by placing large embossed letters on each side of the carton. Each letter starts a story that neatly relates to both the ritual and the whisky. And (this is the bit where we show-off), when placed side by side, the Black Grouse Alpha Edition asserts its position in the category’s pecking order.

United Creatives: Dodd’s Gin design and branding

United Creatives: Dodd’s Gin design and branding

Brand: Dodd’s Gin

Agency: United Creatives, Manchester, UK
Agency Website: http://www.unitedcreatives.com
Creative Director: Chris Edmunds
Art Director: Chris Edmunds
Copywriter: Darren Rook of The London Distillery
Illustrator: Chris Edmunds
Additional Credits: Letterpress printing by Blush Publishing
Published: June 2013

Aesop: Bristows Chewy Bonbons pack design

Aesop: Bristows Chewy Bonbons pack design

Brand: Bristows
Title(s): Bristows Chewy Bonbons
Headline and copy text (in English): They're Chewy

Agency: Aesop, London, UK
Agency website: http://aesopagency.com
Creative Director: Martin Grimer
Art Director: Gabriel Soto
Copywriter: Mark Tweddle
Photographer: Holliday Kedik
Published: August 2013
Short rationale (optional): We had great fun with this project which is part of an ongoing integrated campaign for Bristows. The Chewy Bonbons are aimed at a younger audience so the design needed to be colourful, fun and engaging. It was also vital that both the design and the campaign communicate the chewy experience and flavour hit.

Anthem UK: Forever Ink 'Tattoo Guardian' campaign

Anthem UK: Forever Ink 'Tattoo Guardian' campaign

Brand: Forever Ink
Title(s): Tattoo Guardian
Headline and copy text (in English): Anthem takes revolutionary brand Forever Ink from niche to mass

Agency: Anthem, London, UK
Agency website: http://www.anthemww.com/
Creative Director: Mark Ringer
Art Director: Andrew Charles
Copywriter: Mark Ringer
Typographer: Andrew Charles
Photographer: Mike Whelan
Published: August 2013
Short rationale (optional): Anthem launched Forever Ink’s new packaging in late 2012. Since then, Anthem has moved the brand from niche to mass by creating an integrated campaign in print, web, cinema, TV, point of sale, social media and the design of an app that offers users bespoke advice on how to care for their tattoo. Underpinned by the wider theme of Forever Ink being the guardian of tattoos and tattoo culture, associations with this culture have been driven home through tattoo language in the creative to communicate with the audience. Mark Ringer, Executive Creative Director of Anthem, says: “Our campaign aims to take Forever Ink from a niche brand to a broader audience of people with tattoos on their minds or bodies. The creative positions Forever Ink as the guardian of tattoos and tattoo culture by speaking in the language of tattoos. ”

ButterflyCannon: RedLeg Rum packaging design

ButterflyCannon: RedLeg Rum packaging design

Brand: RedLeg Rum
Title(s): Packaging design

Agency: ButterflyCannon, London, UK
Agency Website: http://butterflycannon.com
Creative Director: Jon Davies
Additional Credits: Designer: Pati Zywert
Published: August 2013
Short Rationale (optional): Premium brand design agency ButterflyCannon have created the brand identity and pack design for RedLeg, an authentic Caribbean spiced rum infused with Jamaican vanilla, ginger and spices. RedLeg’s design captures the brand’s laid back Caribbean spirit; casual, chilled and totally Irie. An attitude shared by the brand’s friendly little symbol - the red legged hermit crab - a native of the glorious Caribbean coral reef whose scarlet legs protrude from its tiny shell and appear to have caught a little too much sun. A likeness that didn’t go unnoticed when the pale, rum loving, immigrants arrived from Scotland in the 17th Century and suffered from the same sun burn issues, their descendants still known today as the Red Legs.
“We feel that ButterflyCannon interpreted our brief perfectly. We’re delighted with the end result; the packaging design alone has led to bar listings!” Don Goulding, CEO Blavod Drinks.
The design has also already won a silver medal in the 2013 San Francisco Spirit Awards.

Ehrenstråhle & Wågnert : Femme Boost brand identity

Ehrenstråhle & Wågnert : Femme Boost brand identity

Brand: Femme Boost
Title: Femme Natural Boost

Agency: Ehrenstråhle & Wågnert (Ehrenstrahle & Wagnert), Stockholm, Sweden
Agency website: www.e-w.se
Art Director: Martin Wågnert and David Ehrenstråhle
Copyrighter: Susanne Holmsäter
Illustrator: David Ehrenstråhle
Photographer: Jesper Florbrandt
Additional Credits: Planner: Johan Rude
Short Rationale (optional): Femme Natural Boost is an energy drink that turns to a female audience that, in the current situation, have no alternative available in a product category in which communication signals mostly extreme sports, masculinity and testosterone. The challenge was therefore to develop a package that attracts the audience without, for that matter, alluding to the old image of what is feminine. Femininity and independence were the key words in the creation of Femme’s brand, which included a complete graphic profile and packaging design. In terms of branding we wanted to express attitude and self- confidence with the female at the heart of it, which sets Femme apart from other competitors in the energy drink market. By working with a saturated yet distinctive colour along with hand-drawn typeface, the can got an expression that was feminine without being perceived as cliché-like.

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Love Dodd's Gin design and link to historical roots

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Voting has now closed on the 30 August edition of The Works. Thanks for all the votes cast, a lot of very popular entries. Due to demand The Drum's Creative Round-Up, with Synergist, is now going weekly, with two weekly votes per issue. Part one of the 13 September issue vote can be found here: http://www.thedrum.com/node/116137 As always voting will be open for one week, with part two following shortly afterwards. All submissions should still be sent to gillian.west@thedrum.com

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